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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
South Shropshire
Town
Lydbury North
County
Shropshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 19th December 1920
    Attended by: LADY HERMIONE HERBERT
  • Dedicated
    Date: 19th December 1920
    Attended by: REV B K KISSACK
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13807
Current location

ST MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS CHURCH
Lydbury North
South Shropshire
Shropshire
SY7 8AU
England

OS Grid Ref: SO 35216 86028
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
TWO-STEPPED BASE SURMOUNTED BY HEXAGONAL PLINTH, TALL HEXAGONAL SHAFT AND SIMPLE GOTHIC DESIGN CROSS BRONZE SWORD SUPERIMPOSED ON THE ARMS OF THE CROSS
Inscription
THEY WHOM THIS CROSS COMMEMORATES WERE NUMBERED AMONG THOSE WHO AT THE CALL OF KING AND COUNTRY LEFT ALL THAT WAS DEAR TO THEM, ENDURED HARDSHIP, FACED DANGER AND FINALLY PASSED OUT OF THE SIGHT OF MEN BY THE PATH OF DUTY AND SELF-SACRIFICE GIVING UP THEIR OWN LIVES THAT OTHERS MIGHT LIVE IN FREEDOM
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Addis, William
Bradley, George
Brereton, Frederick Charles
Brunt, George
Brunt, James Edward
Clive, Viscount
Davies, Arthur
Dodd, George Frederick
Edwards, William
Everall, Basil John
See details for all 24 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 24
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 24
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 3000MM, height 6400MM, width 3000MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
BASE HAS BEEN REPAIRED
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
CHURCH COUNCIL WITH RBL ASSISTANCE FOR CLEANING

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