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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
North Shropshire
Town
Baschurch
County
Shropshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Frederick Charles Eden, MESSRS PAYNE & SONS, MR F MORRIS
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 14th November 1920
    Attended by: MISS A G HUNT
  • Dedicated
    Date: 14th November 1920
    Attended by: REV EDWARD DRUCE
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13867
Current location

In Churchyard
All Saints Church
Church Rd
Baschurch
North Shropshire
Shropshire
SY4 2 EJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 42256 21908
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Stone Cross set on three-steped octagonal base. Lowest step forms a seat, middle step is panelled and bears names of fallen. Cross bears sacred monogram in shield.
Inscription
THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE/1914-1919/ LIVE YE FOR ENGLAND/ WE FOR ENGLAND DIED/ (NAMES)/ 1939-1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barkley, W
Brayne, Thos
Brown, F
Dorricott, J
Eddies, J
Elliot, Keith
Feltus, Herbert
Holberton, P Vaughan
Hunt, Roger V C
James, Herbert
See details for all 21 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 21
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 21
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename
    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: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height C 16FT
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • WELLINGTON JOURNAL & SHREWSBURY NEWS by N/A 15/11/1952 Source: Media Library Published:N/A WELLINGTON, SHROPSHIRE

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