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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Reredos or screen
District
Shrewsbury And Atcham
Town
Shrewsbury
County
Shropshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: July 1921
    Attended by: MAJ GEN DEVERELL
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13894
Current location

ST CHADS CHURCH
Shrewsbury
Shrewsbury And Atcham
Shropshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 490 120
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
REREDOS WITH ASSOCIATED NOWY HEADED TABLET: THREE RECESSED TABLETS IN ELABORATE FRAME
Inscription
THIS TABLET TOGETHER WITH/ THE REREDOS IS ERECTED IN/ GRATEFUL RECOGNITION OF THOSE/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ (Names)/" THE FITTEST PLACE WHERE MAN CAN DIE/ IS WHERE HE DIES FOR MAN"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adamson, H B
Asterley, C H
Bates, H P
Beddow, W E
Belton, T M
Bennett, W E
Birch, W
Boyer, S
Brown, H
Byers, H
See details for all 81 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 81
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 81
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank
    Order of information: rank,surname
Components
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Alabaster
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Source: Media Library Published:N/A SHREWSBURY

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