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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
South Shropshire
Town
Much Wenlock
County
Shropshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
JONES AND WILLIS LTD
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: May 1921
    Attended by: LORD FORESTER
  • Dedicated
    Date: May 1921
    Attended by: REV PREBENDARY BARTLEET DD AND RD OF WENLOCK
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13938
Current location

HOLY TRINITY CHURCH
Much Wenlock
South Shropshire
Shropshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SO 620 990
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
BRONZE PLAQUE ON MARBLE WITH INSCRIPTION
Inscription
TO THE GLORIOUS MEMORY OF THE MEN OF MUCH WENLOCK WHOSE DEATHS HELPED, UNDER GOD, TO SAVE THEIR COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR OF 1914-1919, THIS MONUMENT RECORDING THEIR NAMES, IS PLACED BY THEIR FELLOW TOWNSMEN WITH GRATITUDE AND PRIDE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Beddoe, Percy
Bishop, Ernest
Bodenham, Cecil
Bright, John
Bright, Samuel
Burton, William
Cadwallader, William
Carter, William
Clee, Charles
Cookson, Vincent
See details for all 65 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 65
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 65
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Wellington Journal & Shrewsbury News: 28 May 1921 Pg 7. Shrewsbury Chronicle: 27 May 1921 Pg 5.

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