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Memorial details

Memorial type
Gate
District
North Shropshire
Town
Wem
County
Shropshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MR T JERVIS (Builder)
MR FRANK GRATY (Wood Carver)
MR S A DOYNES (Designer)
F H Shayler FRIBA (Architect)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 03rd November 1922
    Attended by: LT COL ECKERSLEY
  • Dedicated
    Date: 03rd November 1922
    Attended by: REV T SCOTT ROGERSON
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13929
Current location

INSIDE AND OUTSIDE THE SCHOOL
WEM GRAMMER SCHOOL
Wem
North Shropshire
Shropshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 510 290
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
WROUGHT IRON GATES IN THE QUEEN ANNE STYLE IN THE WALL IN FRONT OF THE SCHOOL. SHIELD ON EACH SIDE. OAK BOARD INSIDE THE SCHOOL WITH NAMES OF ALL THOSE WHO SERVED INSCRIBED UPON IT SHIELDS OF THE SCHOOL ARMS ON ONE SIDE OF THE GATES AND SHIELD WITH INSCRIPTION ON THE OTHER SIDE.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Beaty, J S
Butter, R H
Childlow, E
Deakin, J R Scott
Gough, G W B
Haddon, F
Heatley, R S
Jones, J C
Joyce, A B
Lea, J H
See details for all 26 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 256
    Served and returned: 230
    Died: 26
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Gates
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wrought Iron
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Wellington Journal & Shrewsbury Chronicle: 31 January 1920 Pg11. 13 March 1920 Pg. 11. 2 April 1920 Pg 5. 24 December 1920 Pg 5. 27 October 1922 Pg 8. 11November 1922.

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