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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
North Shropshire
Town
Ash Magna
County
Shropshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: October 1920
    Attended by: Archdeacon of Salop
  • Dedicated
    Date: October 1920
    Attended by: REV W C HAZELDINE
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13917
Current location

ROADSIDE OF ROAD LEADING FROM ASH TO BROWN MOSS
Ash Magna
North Shropshire
Shropshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 570 390
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
OCTAGONAL STONE BASE WITH DATE IN ROMAN LETTERS SURMOUNTED BY A SQUARE PLINTH WITH INSCRIPTION INCISED ON METAL PLAQUES. A TALL SLENDER COLUMN OF STONE CARVED TOP AND BOTTOM AND SURMOUNTED BY A CRUSADER CROSS IS ABOVE THIS. THE WHOLE IS ENCLOSED BY A SIMPLE FENCE OF WOODEN SUPPORTS AND IRON CHAINS.
Inscription
FRONT: TO THE/ GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN/ HONOURED MEMORY/ OF THE LOYALTY/ AND DEVOTION/ OF THE MEN/ OF THIS PARISH/ WHO GAVE THEIR/ LIVES IN THE/ CAUSE OF JUSTICE/ AND FREEDOM/ DURING THE/ GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES) BACK: LET THOSE WHO COME/ AFTER SEE TO IT/ THAT THEIR NAME/ BE NOT FORGOTTEN./ "GREATER LOVE HATH/ NO MAN THAN THIS,/ THAT A MAN LAY/ DOWN HIS LIFE/ FOR HIS FRIENDS." SIDES: (NAMES) CONCRETE BASE: MCMXX
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bulkeley, Charles
Bulkeley, Thomas
Hall, Percy
Hancock, Harry
Harding, Arthur
Hockenhull, James
Hollowood, Henry
Jackson, Charles
Middleton, George
Oliver, Percy
See details for all 15 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 22
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 22
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename,rank,regiment
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename,rank,regiment
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
DATE UNKNOWN: INSCRIPTION WAS CARVED INTO THE STONE BUT WAS REPLACED BY THE METAL PLAQUES AND WW2 NAMES ADDED
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • WELLINGTON JOURNAL & SHREWSBURY NEWS by N/A Source: Media Library Published:N/A WELLINGTON, SHROPSHIRE

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