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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
South Shropshire
Town
Knockin
County
Shropshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: C 28th May 1921
    Attended by: BRIG GEN A H O LLOYD
  • Dedicated
    Date: C 28th May 1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
14124

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Current location

Opposite the Public House (believed to be The Bradford Arms)
B4396
Knockin
South Shropshire
Shropshire
SY10 8GZ
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 33356 22298
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Square base surmounted by plinth, shaft and celtic cross. inscription on the front face of the plinth. Whole is set within an area set back from the road and inset into a low wall. Sword of sacrifice carved on the front face of the cross.
Inscription
1914 - 1918/ FOR FREEDOM AND RIGHT/ (Names)/ THEY GAVE ALL
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Annum, B J
Davies, T H
Gamsidge, T
Goodyear, J E
Higginson, J V
Maddox, G
Owen, J W
Roberts, E
Walker, E W
Williams, A
See details for all 11 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, rank, decorations.
    Order of information: Surname.
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 1160MM, width 1520MM
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
  • Knockin War Memorial
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Parish Council
Reference
  • WELLINGTON JOURNAL & SHREWSBURY NEWS by N/A Source: Media Library Published:N/A WELLINGTON, SHROPSHIRE

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