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Memorial details

Memorial type
Serviceman / Servicewoman
District
South Shropshire
Town
Stokesay
County
Shropshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MR WILLIAM G STORR BARBER
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 29 July 1921
    Attended by: BRIG GEN J G ROTTON CB CMG
  • Rededicated
    Date: 17 October 1999
    Attended by: Bishop of Hereford
  • Dedicated
    Date: 29 July 1921
    Attended by: ARCHDEACON OF SHREWSBURY
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13813
Current location

In the churchyard
St John the Baptist Church
A49
Stokesay
South Shropshire
Shropshire
SY7 9AH
England

OS Grid Ref: SO 43568 81766
Denomination: Church of England

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Previous locations
  • Corvedale Road
    Craven Arms
    South Shropshire
    Shropshire
    SY7 9ND
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SO 43303 82807
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Two-stepped base surmounted by two plinths and sandstone figure. Inscription carved onto sides of the plinths. Figure is of a WW1 soldier standing to attention. A carved dolphin forms a back post for the statue.
Inscription
6 o'clock face: TO PERPETUATE THE GLORIOUS MEMORY OF / THE MEN OF THE PARISH OF STOKESAY / AND WHOSE NAMES ARE INSCRIBES BELOW / (Names) / 1939-1945 / (Names) 3 and 9 o'clock faces: AND IN GRATEFUL RECOGNITION OF / THOSE OF THIS PARISH WHO ALSO / FOUGHT FOR KING AND COUNTRY, / HAPPILY RETURNED AND WHOSE / NAMES ARE INSCRIBED BELOW / (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, G
Barker, E C
Beaman, W H
Benbow, C
Biggs, J R
Biggs, W G
Blakeway, G
Boulton, C H
Bowen, A
Bowen, B
See details for all 134 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 136
    Served and returned: 110
    Died: 26
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Hornton
Listing information
  • WAR MEMORIAL IN CHURCHYARD OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
History
1999: Renovated and cleaned.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Craven Arms Town Council
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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