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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Shrewsbury And Atcham
Town
Atcham
County
Shropshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 18 July 1920
    Attended by: Lord Berwick
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
14028

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Current location

S.Eata Parish Church
Atcham
Shrewsbury And Atcham
Shropshire
SY5 6QE
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 54087 09198
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
The First World War plaque is affixed to the wall vertically, with the inscription and names in black lettering. There is a single-line border, with the letters 'A' and 'O', for Alpha and Omega, in the top left and right corners. The Second World War plaque is attached directly below, laid horizontally, with a single-line border.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND/ IN MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF ATCHAM PARISH/ WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES IN/ THE SERVICE OF THEIR KING/ AND COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ (Names)/ R.I.P. ALSO IN MEMORY OF THOSE/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE WORLD WAR 1939-1945/ (Names)/ "FATHER, INTO THY HANDS"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Benbow, J H
Bywater, R H
Carswell, J
Heath, P R
Hughes, F
Hughes, W
Luther, E T W
Martin, H
Smith, F M
See details for all 9 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initial, surname, rank, regiment
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initial, surname, rank, regiment
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • 'Atcham War Memorial', Wellington Journal & Shrewsbury News, 24 July 1920, p. 8.

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