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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
North Shropshire
Town
Whitchurch
County
Shropshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MR W WEBB
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11th November 1920
    Attended by: REV SYDNEY DUGDALE
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13926
Current location

Station Road/Queen's Road
Whitchurch
North Shropshire
Shropshire
SY13 1RE
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 54674 41451
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
WHITE HOLLINGTON STONE OBELISK ON A SQUARE BASE WITH NAMES OF THE MEN INSCRIBED UPON IT. GROUND ENCLOSED BY A STONE WALL WITH ENTRANCES FROM EACH STREET AND LAID OUT WITH TREES AND SHRUBS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ankers, Reginald W
Ankers, Thomas
Austin, George E
Babbington, Herbert
Barber, Clive R
Barron, Frank T
Batho, William H
Bedford, Cecil
Blake, Leopold
Blencowe, Dennis J
See details for all 196 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 20
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 20
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Hornton
Listing information
  • Whitchurch 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: £1278 16S 5D
Memorial: £900

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • THE SHREWSBURY CHRONICLE by N/A p5 31-10-1919 Source: Media Library Published:N/A SHREWSBURY p4 30-12-1921
  • WELLINGTON JOURNAL & SHREWSBURY NEWS by N/A p7 30-04-1921 Source: Media Library Published:N/A WELLINGTON, SHROPSHIRE

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