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Memorial details

Memorial type
Gate
District
South Shropshire
Town
Stowe
County
Shropshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
CHARLES FRANCIS (Builder)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13810

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Current location

ST MICHAELS CHURCH
Stowe
South Shropshire
Shropshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SO 310 730
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
WOODEN LYCHGATE WITH WOODEN CROSS NAILED TO THE TOP OF THE ROOF. DEDICATORY METAL PLAQUE PLACED INSIDE THE GATE
Inscription
PLAQUE ONE: BY THE PATH OF DUTY AND / SACRIFICE THESE PASSED / OUT OF SIGHT. / (NAMES) / "OUR DEAD THROUGH WHOM / WE LIVE" PLAQUE TWO: TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN MEMORY OF THOSE / WHO FOUGHT AND FELL / IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918. / THIS LYNCHGATE WAS ERECTED / BY THE PARISHIONERS OF / STOW AND THE INHABITANTS / OF THE LORDSHIP OF / STANAGE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Finch, Harry
Middleton, William
Poole, Thomas
Price, Arthur
Weaver, Wallace
See details for all 5 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Gate
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
History
C 1990: OAK PILLARS AND GATE REPAIRED
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
PCC

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