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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Bridgnorth
Town
Bridgnorth
County
Shropshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MR J C WIGHTMAN (Designer)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 26 May 1921
    Attended by: MAYOR OF BRIDGNORTH
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13940
Current location

Bridgnorth Endowed School
Bridgnorth
Bridgnorth
Shropshire
WV16 4ER
England

OS Grid Ref: SO 71627 93474
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Bridgnorth Grammar School
    Northgate
    Bridgnorth
    Bridgnorth
    Shropshire
    WV16 4EZ
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SO 71627 93474
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Board.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF THE FORTY-THREE OLD BRIDGNORTHIANS/WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY FROM 1914 TO 1918/[names in 4 columns]/SO THEY PASSED OVER AND ALL THE TRUMPETS SOUNDED ON THE OTHER SIDE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Beaman, J H P
Boucher, A E
Bourne, R
Burton, E F
Cookson, H B
Dain, J L
Dickinson, H
Dove, H F
Dyer, H F
Findon, F L
See details for all 43 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 43
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 43
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname THEN forename
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Shrewsbury Chronicle: 3 June 1921 Pg 7. Wellington Journal & Shrewsbury News: 24 April 1920.

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