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Memorial details

Memorial type
Seat
Town
Rugby
County
Warwickshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 16th June 1949
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
19469
Current location

St. Matthew & St. Oswald's Church
Lawford Road
Rugby
Warwickshire
CV21 2HR
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 49344 75227
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wooden pews with a dedicatory wall mounted, framed & glazed, handwritten document giving names of the WW2 fallen. Capital letters of the inscription text are written in red ink, the remainder & names in black ink.
Inscription
The Pews were Dedicated on / The Feast of Corpus Christi - / Thursday June 16th 1949 - / as the Parish Memorial to these / who died in the War 1939 - 45. / (22 Names in two columns)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Badger, Stanley
Blundy, Walter William
Bray, Frederick
Broughton, Raymond
Brown, John
Cleaver, Percy
Cleton, Peter Victor
Gillett, William
Harris, Norman
Harris, Ronald Gillard
See details for all 22 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 22
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 22
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Pew
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood, Glass, Paper
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
ST OSWALDS CHURCH

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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