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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Cheltenham
Town
Shurdington
County
Gloucestershire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: Circa 1921
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
  • Faculty Granted
    Date: 14 January 1920
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
32315

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Current location

On the north wall in the north aisle of the church
St Pauls Church
School Lane
Shurdington
Cheltenham
Gloucestershire
GL51
England

OS Grid Ref: SO 92100 18900
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Rectangular stone tablet with moulded border. Incised black painted inscription. Beneath the tablet is a wooden shelf shelf supported by two wooden brackets with decorative whorls.
Inscription
TO THE GLORIOUS MEMORY OF / (NAMES) / OF THIS PARISH OR CLOSELY CONNECTED THEREWITH, WHO / FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919 THIS TABLET IS EREC / TED BY THE PROUD & EVER GRATEFUL PARISHIONERS OF SHURDINGTON. / "THUS THESE MEN DIED, LEAVING THEIR DEATHS FOR AN EXAM / PLE OF NOBLE COURAGE UNTO AL THEIR NATIONAL." 2 MACC.VI.31. / WE PRAISE THEE O GOD.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Challoner, William
Dopson, William
Hurst, Charles
Locke, William John
Martin, Henry
Morse, Gordon Thomas Harcourt
Organ, Albert James
Rickerby, John Harold Ellerson
Woodward, Henry
See details for all 9 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename,decorations
    Order of information: rank,surname,forename,decorations,regiment
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: depth 70mm, height 800mm, width 1020mm
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST PAUL
  • 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
Costs

Comments: The decoration of the memorial was paid for by a Mr Robertson

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
PCC

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