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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Shrewsbury And Atcham
Town
Shrewsbury
County
Shropshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13889
Current location

Shrewsbury Abbey
Abbey Foregate
Shrewsbury
Shrewsbury And Atcham
Shropshire
SY2 6BS
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 49818 12473
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
An elaborate wall monument with base and pediment, flanked by two pilasters with a castellated top. A plaque is inset in a window shaped recess with a sword of sacrifice in gilt on the plaque. The arms of Shrewsbury are on the pediment and a crown on the highest castellation.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ (Names)/ AND IN MEMORY OF THOSE/ OFFICERS AND MEN OF THIS PARISH/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abbot, Ernest
Barlow, A G
Beaumont, S G
Beddoes, Clement
Bedell, Charles E
Bedell, Frederick L
Birch, Arthur R
Birch, Herbert H
Blaxland, J B
Carter, A W H
See details for all 55 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 55
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 55
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, regiment, forename, decorations.
    Order of information: Regiment, rank.
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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