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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Oswestry
Town
West Felton
County
Shropshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MR WALTER BLURTON (Builder)
MESSRS HOWARD (Designer)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 10th April 1921
    Attended by: BRIG GEN J V CAMPBELL VC CMG DSO ADC
  • Dedicated
    Date: 10th April 1921
    Attended by: REV FRANK TAYLOR
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13822
Current location

CENTRE OF VILLAGE ADJOINING THE HAZLEHURST MEMORIAL INSTITUTE
HAZLEHURST MEMORIAL INSTITUTE
West Felton
Oswestry
Shropshire
SY11
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 347 256
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
LATIN CROSS ON RUNCORN STONE PILLAR AND THREE STEP OCTAGONAL BASE. INSCRIPTION ON TABLETS ATTACHED TO THE SIDES OF THE BOTTOM TWO STEPS. STONE OF REMEMBRANCE PLACED NEAR-BY IN THE GARDEN
Inscription
CROSS: WEST FELTON BRITISH LEGION 1968/ (NAMES)/ IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE MEN/ OF WEST FELTON WHO GAVE THEIR/ LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES) STONE: 1995/ COMMEMORATING THE END/ OF WORLD WAR II/ WE WILL REMEMBER THEM/ 1939 - 1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Baines, Frank
Bethel, Charles
Buckle, Frank
Butler, John
Cheshire, Ben
Collins, Arthur
Davies, Edward
Davies, Frederick
Dovaston, John
Edwards, Harry
See details for all 36 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 25
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 25
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 2490MM, height 4570MM, width 2490MM
    Materials: Stone - Runcorn
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
ORIGINAL CARVED INSCRIPTION BECAME ILLEGIBLE AND WAS REPLACED BY MODERN SLATE PANELS WITH INCISED AND PAINTED NAMES
Costs

Memorial: £210

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Reference
  • Unveiling Programme/ Order of Service 10th April 1921
  • Source: Media Library Published:N/A WELLINGTON, SHROPSHIRE

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