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Memorial details

Memorial type
Chapel: Dedicated within church building
District
North Shropshire
Town
Market Drayton
County
Shropshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: September 1921
    Attended by: BRIG GEN G R P WINSER CMG DSO
  • Dedicated
    Date: September 1921
    Attended by: Archdeacon of Salop
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13920
Current location

ST MARYS CHURCH
Market Drayton
North Shropshire
Shropshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 670 340
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
CHAPEL WITH CARVED ALTAR AND REREDOS. NOWY HEADED BRASS PLAQUE INSCRIBED WITH THE NAMES OF THE FALLEN FACES THE SOUTH DOOR IN NOWY HEAD IS A CROSS AND SCROLL ENCOMPASSED BY A WREATH
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND THE (IMPERISHABLE?) MEMORY OF THE BRAVE MEN WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY AND THEIR/ HOMES THIS CHAPEL OF (REMEMBRANCE?) IS DEDICATED/ (NAMES)/ "GRANT THEM, O LORD, ETERNAL REST AND/ LET LIGHT PERPETUAL SHINE UPON THEM"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Balse, Walter
Barnett, William
Bennett, George P
Bennett, Herbert
Bennett, R James
Bennion, Reginald W
Boote, Ernest
Clifford, Walter
Davies, John
Eiches, Robert A
See details for all 47 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 139
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 139
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,forename
    Order of information: year died,surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 48
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 48
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Source: Media Library Published:N/A WELLINGTON, SHROPSHIRE

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