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Memorial details

Memorial type
Seat
Town
Rugby
County
Warwickshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
19470
Current location

Pew located approx. centre of Nave
to the right of central aisle,
St. Matthew & St. Oswald's Church.
Lawford Road
Rugby
Warwickshire
CV23 2HR
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 49347 75227
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Single wooden pew with a dedicatory brass plaque attached to the left end of the pew at rear of back rest. Inscription in raised lettering. Raised line border with scalloped corners.
Inscription
THIS PEW WAS GIVEN BY THE RESIDENTS / OF NEW STREET, IN MEMORY OF / (4 NAMES) / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE / 1939 - 1945 WAR
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Blundy, Walter William
Rice, Leslie Frank
Slatcher, Arthur James
Webber, Herbert William
See details for all 4 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forenames, surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 7 mm, height 100 mm, width 160 mm
    Materials: Brass
  • Pew
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
St. Matthew & St. Oswald's Church

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