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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Shrewsbury And Atcham
Town
Annscroft
County
Shropshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 5 August 1920
    Attended by: Archdeacon of Ludlow
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
14029
Current location

Christ Church
Annscroft
Shrewsbury And Atcham
Shropshire
SY5 8AY
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 45497 07947
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A triangular-headed white marble tablet mounted on a marble backboard. It has a crossed sword and rifle design with a laurel wreath intertwined carved in relief at the top of the tablet. The inscription and the names are in black lettering.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN GRATEFUL MEMORY/ OF THE FOLLOWING WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FOR THEIR COUNTRY, IN THE GREAT EUROPEAN WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ (Names)/ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS,/ THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS/ ST JOHN 16.13
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Carswell, E
Carter, L
Darby, E A
Gwillian, G
Huffer, C
Morgan, W H
Palmer, J E
Richards, J
Round, A N
Seabury, C
See details for all 18 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 18
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 18
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, initial, surname, regiment, date of death
    Order of information: Date of death
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • 'Annscroft Memorial', Wellington Journal & Shrewsbury News, 14 August 1920, p. 8.

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