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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Wrekin
Town
Newport
County
Shropshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MESSRS LLOYD OSWELL AND IREDALE (Architect)
MR WARDLE (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 03rd April 1921
    Attended by: BRIG GEN A H O LLOYD
  • Dedicated
    Date: 03rd April 1921
    Attended by: DEAN OF LICHFIELD
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13908
Current location

In the churchyard
St Nicholas Church
83 High Street
Newport
Wrekin
Shropshire
TF10 7AY
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 74500 19185
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Plain cross on an octagonal plinth. Dedicatory plaques inset into the faces of plinth.
Inscription
SOUTH EAST FACE: IN HONOURED / MEMORY OF THE / MEN OF NEWPORT / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE WARS / 1914 - 1918 / 1939 - 1945 / R.I.P. NORTHEAST AND SOUTH WEST FACES: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, A
Allen, J
Bowring, J
Brown, C
Budgen, R G
Burgess, H J
Callingham, J B
Cooper, F K
Cooper, F P
Edwards, E
See details for all 64 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 64
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 64
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 23
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 23
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
  • Newport 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
Costs

Site: £270 0S 0D

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
NEWPORT TOWN COUNCIL
Reference
  • Source: Media Library Published:N/A SHREWSBURY

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