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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Wrekin
Town
Newport
County
Shropshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
14046

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Current location

Adams Grammar School WW1
High St
Newport
Wrekin
Shropshire
TF10 7BD
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 742 192
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A nowy-headed plaque with a decorated border. At the head, there is the coat of arms of the Worshipful Company of Haberdashers, and at the foot, a small shield with an armorial device. The names are inscribed in four columns.
Inscription
IN LOVE HONOUR AND GRATITUDE/ THIS TABLET IS ERECTED TO THE MEMORY OF FORMER/ PUPILS OF THIS SCHOOL WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES FOR/ KING AND COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919/ (Names)/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 44
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 44
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
Yes
Purpose: A benevolent fund for the dependents of Old Boys who were killed.
Reference
  • 'Newport Grammar School Speech Day', Shrewsbury Chronicle, 1 August 1919, p. 8.
  • 'Old Newportians Club: Annual Dinner', Shrewsbury Chronicle, 30 July 1920, p. 7.

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