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Memorial details

Memorial type
Allegory (eg: Victory)
District
Oswestry
Town
Oswestry
County
Shropshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Allen G Wyon FRBS
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: C 1924
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
  • Rededicated
    Date: 23 October 1975
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3088
Current location

Just within the gates on left hand side.
Cae Glas Park
Church Street
Oswestry
Oswestry
Shropshire
SY11 2ST
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 28925 29449
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Oswestry Railway Station
    Oswestry
    Oswestry
    Shropshire
    SY11 1RB
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SJ 29394 29812
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Statuette of draped female figure with outstretched arms placed in front of marble tablet surrounded by rough-hewn blocks. Behind figure is sunburst symbol with eight rays spreading out behind her. Bottom step curves to a point where a small angels face is set.
Inscription
(TABLET 1) THIS TABLET IS ERECTED TO PERPETUATE / THE MEMORY OF / THE MEN / OF THE CAMBRIAN RAILWAYS / WHOSE NAMES ARE HERE RECORDED AND / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR KING / AND COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR / 1914-1918 / (Names) (TABLET 2) THIS MEMORIAL REMOVED / FROM THE CLOSED / OSWESTRY RAILWAY STATION / WAS ERECTED ON THIS SITE / BY OSWESTRY TOWN COUNCIL / AND UNVEILED BY / CLLR W.G. JONES / ON OCTOBER 23RD 1975.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Boak, W W
Boylin, W H
Caine, E J
Collings, W A
Coole, E R
Cudworth, T
Davies, C A
Downs, S
Dyas, J H
Ellis, E S
See details for all 53 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 53
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 53
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
Components
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
  • Pillar
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
  • War Memorial to the Staff of the Cambrian Railways
  • 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
Sponsorship
Corporate
Reference
  • Unidentified Newspaper/Magazine 29 October 1975 'Advertizer'

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