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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Bridgnorth
Town
Highley
County
Shropshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1922
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13849
Current location

St Mary's Church
Church Street
Highley
Bridgnorth
Shropshire
WV16 6NB
England

OS Grid Ref: SO 74139 83287
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
FOUR-STEPPED SANDSTONE BASE SURMOUNTED BY A PLINTH AND A CELTIC CROSS. TABLETS WITH INSCRIPTION ON THE SIDES OF THE PLINTH. SWORD IN RELIEF ON THE CROSS
Inscription
6 O'CLOCK FACE: PRO PATRIA / (NAMES) / THINK ONLY THIS OF US / THAT THERE'S SOME CORNER OF A FOREIGN LAND / THAT IS FOR EVER ENGLAND 9 O'CLOCK FACE: TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN / MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS / PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN / THE CAUSE OF FREEDOM DURING / THE WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945 / (NAMES) 3 O'CLOCK FACE: TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND / IN HONOURED MEMORY OF THE FOLLOWING WHO SACRIFICED / THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT / EUROPEAN WAR 1914 - 1918 / (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aston, J
Bingham, E
Blount, E C W
Brewer, C
Brick, E
Clark, W
Davies, E
Davies, H
Davies, R A
Deakin, H J
See details for all 46 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 28
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 28
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 18
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 18
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, service
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: depth C 2440MM, height C 6000MM, width C 2440MM
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Listing information
  • Highley War Memorial
  • 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
PARISH COUNCIL
Reference
  • THE SHREWSBURY CHRONICLE 25 October 1946

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