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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Oswestry
Town
Llanyblodwel
County
Shropshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 30th September 1921
    Attended by: LADY POWIS
  • Opened
    Date: 30th September 1921
    Attended by: LORD BRADFORD
  • Unveiled
    Date: 30th September 1921
    Attended by: MRS W H LESLIE NIWM F/W
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
14105
Current location

Llanyblodwel Village Hall
A495
Llanyblodwel
Oswestry
Shropshire
SY10 8LY
England

OS Grid Ref: SY10 8LY
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A tall Celtic style wheel cross on a rough hewn shaft, tapering plinth and mounted onto a single step. The dedication is written in white on the shaft, with a brass plaque on the front of the plinth with the names listed.
Inscription
THEIR NAME LIVETH/ FOR EVERMORE/ ERECTED TO THE MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF LLANYBLODWEL/ AND PORTHYWAEN WHO FELL IN/ THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
no
Names on memorial
Bromley, Benjamin
Davies, Albert
Davies, David
Davies, David J
Davies, Richard
Edwards, David R
Edwards, Philip
Edwards, William
Evans, Wilfred
Griffiths, Alfred
See details for all 21 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 205
    Served and returned: 183
    Died: 22
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Forename, surname.
    Order of information: Surname.
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Cornish
Listing information
Condition
History
It is noted that there has been some damage to the lettering.
Costs

Site: C £2500 0S 0D
Memorial: FREE

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • WELLINGTON JOURNAL & SHREWSBURY NEWS by N/A Source: Media Library Published:N/A WELLINGTON, SHROPSHIRE

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