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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Processional cross
District
Oswestry
Town
Gobowen
County
Shropshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 29 May 1921
    Attended by: Maj Gen R A Montgomery CVO CB
  • Dedicated
    Date: 29 May 1921
    Attended by: Rev G O Browne
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13973
Current location

All Saints Church
Old Chirk Road
Gobowen
Oswestry
Shropshire
SY11 3LR
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 30078 33914
Denomination: Church of England

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Previous locations
  • Hengoed Parish Church (Demolished)
    Hengoed
    Oswestry
    Shropshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SJ 280 330
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
A brass processional cross with the names of the fallen inscribed upon it.
Inscription
(NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bickley, John
Bradley, Wm
Davies, Fred
Davies, John
Edwards, Thos
Evans, John E
Frances, Richard
Frances, Thos
Garside, Wm
Hughes, Granville
See details for all 20 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 20
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 20
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Processional cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
History
LOCATION OF PROCESSIONAL CROSS UNKNOWN
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • 'Hengoed War Memorial', Wellington Journal & Shrewsbury News, 4 June 1921, p. 7.

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