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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Organ or organ part
District
Shrewsbury And Atcham
Town
Eaton Constantine
County
Shropshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 27 July 1920
    Attended by: Bishop Suffragan of Stafford
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13988
Current location

St Mary's Parish Church
4 Severn View
Eaton Constantine
Shrewsbury And Atcham
Shropshire
SY5 6RG
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 59727 06320
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A chamber organ with a dedicatory plaque.
Inscription
THIS ORGAN WAS PRESENTED TO/ EATON CONSTANTINE CHURCH/ BY COLONEL & MRS WOLSELEY-JENKINS OF CHARLTON HILL/ IN EVER LOVING MEMORY OF THEIR ONLY SON/ CAPTAIN A W WOLSELEY-JENKINS/ 3RD BATTN. RIFLE BRIGADE/ WHO WAS KILLED IN ACTION IN FRANCE/ WHILE GALLANTLY LEADING HIS MEN/ ON SEPTEMBER 25TH 1915/ BRIGHT, BRAVE, TENDER AND TRUE.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Wolseley-jenkins
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, initial, surname, regiment, manner of death, place of death, date of death, additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
History
ACCORDING TO LETTER DATED 26 APRIL 1999 THE ORGAN WAS ORIGINALLY BUILT IN 1762, ALTERED IN THE 19TH CENTURY AND FINALLY RESTORED TO ORIGINAL SPECIFICATIONS IN 1988. GIVEN TO THE CHURCH BY THE JENKINS FAMILY
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • 'Local News in Brief: A new organ, presented by Colonel Wolseley Jenkins...', Wellington Journal & Shrewsbury News, 3 July 1920, p. 6.

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