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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Shrewsbury And Atcham
Town
Minsterley
County
Shropshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: December 1920
    Attended by: COL WF CATON JONES
  • Rededicated
    Date: August 1947
    Attended by: GENERAL SIR OLIVER LEESE
  • Dedicated
    Date: December 1920
    Attended by: REV DR WILLIAMS CF
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13873
Current location

CROSS ROADS
Minsterley
Shrewsbury And Atcham
Shropshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 370 050
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
SIMPLE CELTIC ON THREE STEPPED STONE BASE SURROUNDED BY CHAIN LINK
Inscription
IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE MEN/ FROM THIS PARISH WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1919/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Austin, Leonard C
Bennett, George H
Blakeman, Herbert H
Blakemore, William E
Crowther, Rupert H
Doogan, John
Dorricott, Thomas
Holmes, Thomas
Jones, John
Parry, Francis W
See details for all 14 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 14
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 14
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: rank
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • WELLINGTON JOURNAL & SHREWSBURY NEWS by N/A 20/07/1951 Source: Media Library Published:N/A WELLINGTON, SHROPSHIRE

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