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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
North Shropshire
Town
Cockshutt
County
Shropshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 25th December 1920
    Attended by: Archdeacon of Salop
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
37925

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Current location

PARISH CHURCH
Cockshutt
North Shropshire
Shropshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 430 290
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
TALL CELTIC STYLE WHEEL CROSS ON THREE STEP BASE
Inscription
WHO DIES IF/ ENGLAND LIVES?/ TO/ THE GLORIOUS/ MEMORY OF THE/ MEN OF THIS/ PARISH WHO LAID/ DOWN THEIR LIVES/ IN A/ RIGHTEOUS WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES) (LAST LINE ILLEGIBLE)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Cibson, George
Clawley, John Owen
Cooke, Ernest Alfred
Donald, James
Elwin, Frank Harold
Evans, John Arthur
Gwilliam, Gilbert Robert James
Hanmer, George
Hanmer, John
Humphreys, Ellis
See details for all 23 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 13
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 15FT
    Materials: Granite - Cornish
Listing information
  • Cockshutt War Memorial
  • 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

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