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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
  • Unveiled
    Date: March/ April 1921
    Attended by: Mr R F Prideaux
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13998

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Current location

IN THE VESTIBULE
GUILDHALL
Shrewsbury
Shrewsbury And Atcham
Shropshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 490 120
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A bronze plaque with an inscription.
Inscription
ERNEST WM SNOWDON, 7TH KSLI, AN OFFICIAL OF THIS BOROUGH, KILLED IN ACTION AT YPRES, 15TH JUNE 1916. ERECTED BY HIS BROTHER OFFICIALS IN PROUD REMEBRANCE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Snowdon, Ernest Wm
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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: year died,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,occupation,additional
    Order of information: forename,regiment,occupation,manner of death,place of death,year died,additional
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Corporate
Details: Officials of the Borough Finance Department, the former colleagues of E W Snowdon.
Reference
  • 'Shrewsbury Guildhall: Memorial Tablet', Shrewsbury Chronicle, 8 April 1921, p. 4.
  • 'Shrewsbury and District: War Memorial', Wellington Journal & Shrewsbury News, 9 April 1921, p. 7.

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