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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Shrewsbury And Atcham
Town
Shrewsbury
County
Shropshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Placed
    Date: July 1919
    Attended by: The plaque was installed, having been made by Mr A. Knight of Shrewsbury
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13995

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Current location

In a stairwell (staff-only area)
Shrewsbury Police Station
Clive Road
Monkmoor
Shrewsbury
Shrewsbury And Atcham
Shropshire
SY2 5RW
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 51104 13437
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • 23 and 23A
    Old Police Station
    Swan Hill
    Shrewsbury
    Shrewsbury And Atcham
    Shropshire
    SY1 1NN
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SJ 49017 12406
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
A brass plaque bearing the names of three casualties, mounted on an oak backboard. Above the incised text there is an engraved wreath encircling a police helmet, key and truncheon.
Inscription
TO THE MEMORY OF/ (NAMES)/ ERECTED BY THEIR OLD COMRADES OF THE/ SHREWSBURY BOROUGH POLICE/ JULY 1919/ "OUT OF THE STRESS OF THE DOING/ INTO THE PEACE OF THE DONE"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Brown, Albert T M
Hughes, Richard
Rogers, Charles F
See details for all 3 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, regimental number, forename, surname, Regiment, nature of death, place of death, date of death, civilian occupation
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Comments: Mr A.Knight of Shrewsbury made the WW1 brass plaque.

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
West Mercia Police
Reference
  • 'Correspondence: Policemen in the War', Shrewsbury Chronicle, 23 July 1920, p. 8.

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