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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Shrewsbury And Atcham
Town
Cardington
County
Shropshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 2 July 1922
    Attended by: MAJ F A CORFIELD DSO OBE
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
14116
Current location

St James Church
Cardington
Shrewsbury And Atcham
Shropshire
SY6 7JZ
England

OS Grid Ref: SO 50620 95140
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Polished white marble wheel cross on square plinth with one step base. The inscription is in black capital lettering on the plinth.
Inscription
1914 - 1918/ THESE WERE THE MEN/ OF CARDINGTON/ WHO WITH A MIGHTY HOST/ LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES ON/ FAR OFF BATTLE FIELDS/ THAT WE MIGHT LIVE IN PEACE/ GRANT THEM O LORD/ TO BE REWARDED WITH THY SAINTS/ IN GLORY EVERLASTING
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Biggs, Noah
Bishop, Rev. George Bernard Hamilton
Bowen, Stephen John
Bright, Samuel
Carter, Lionel John
Chester, Harold
Christy, S H
Davies, Oliver
Davies, William
Edwards, Thomas
See details for all 14 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 14
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 14
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: rank,surname,forename,regiment
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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