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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
North Shropshire
Town
Myddle
County
Shropshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Frank Graty
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 13 November 1921
    Attended by: Maj Gosling; Mr R C Price
  • Dedicated
    Date: 13 November 1921
    Attended by: Rev S A Woolward
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
14038
Current location

ST PETERS CHURCH
Myddle
North Shropshire
Shropshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 470 230
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A large wooden board divided into five panels: the centre, headed by a Crucifix, bears the names of the fallen, while the flanking panels bear the names of those who served. It has a crenellated top, and carved arches at the top of each panel. The inscription and the names are in white painted lettering.
Inscription
CENTRE PANEL: (NAMES)/ THE GREAT WAR./ 1914 - 1919./ ON THESE PANELS ARE INSCRIBED/ THE NAMES OF THE MEN OF THIS/ PARISH WHO SERVED UNDER ARMS./ ON THE CENTRE PANEL ARE THE/ NAMES OF THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR/ LIVES FOR KING AND COUNTRY. LEFT AND RIGHT HAND PANELS: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, R
Allen, T
Ashbury, A
Ashbury, F R
Asterley, A W
Bebb, J C
Birch, J
Boliver, B
Boliver, E
Boliver, E A
See details for all 163 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 163
    Served and returned: 136
    Died: 27
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • 'Myddle Memorial', Wellington Journal & Shrewsbury News, 19 November 1921, p. 11.

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