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Memorial details

Memorial type
Clock or clock tower
District
Leominster
Town
Richards Castle
County
Hereford And Worcester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
33089
Current location

NEW CHURCH
Richards Castle
Leominster
Hereford And Worcester
England

OS Grid Ref: SO 491 695
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
CLOCK IN CHURCH TOWER WITH ASSOCIATED NOWY HEADED PLAQUE. LINKED WW2 PLAQUE FIXED BELOW IN THE NOWY HEAD: SMALL CIRCULAR RELIEF OF ST GEORGE AND THE DRAGON, SURROUNDED BY LAUREL LEAVES
Inscription
THIS TABLET AND THE CLOCK/ IN THE CHURCH TOWER ARE MEMORIALS/ OF THE MEN OF RICHARDS CASTLE WHO/ FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ PRAY THAT THEIR NAMES WHICH/ ARE INSCRIBED BELOW MAY ALSO/ BE WRITTEN IN THE BOOK OF LIFE/ (NAMES)/ SO HE PASSED OVER & ALL THE TRUMPETS/ SOUNDED FOR HIM ON THE OTHER SIDE/ 1939 -1945/ (NAME)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Benbow, James William
Cooke, Harry
Griffiths, John
Harmer, Timothy
Hughes, Walter Ernest
Jones, Charles Percy
Jones, John Percy
Mantle, John
Passey, Bugler Henry
Terratta, James
See details for all 14 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 14
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 14
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: rank,surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,regiment,place of death,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Source: Media Library Published:N/A WELLINGTON, SHROPSHIRE

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