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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Oswestry
Town
Llanymynech
County
Shropshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 2 October 1921
    Attended by: Col Campbell VC CMG DSO ADC
  • Dedicated
    Date: 2 October 1921
    Attended by: Rev J P Poole Hughes; Rev O Matthias
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
37932
Current location

On the roadside at the junction of Rectory Lane.
A483
Llanymynech
Oswestry
Shropshire
SY22 6EJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 26706 20805
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A Celtic cross with a tapering shaft and plinth. The dedication is written in black lettering.
Inscription
6 O'CLOCK FACE: 1939 - 1945/ THEIR MEMORIAL IS BLESSED/ (Names)/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ IN PROUD AND GRATEFUL MEMORY OF/ (Names)/ "THE TRUMPET SHALL SOUND"/ "YR UDGORN A GAN"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Addis, T
Brown, J J
Ellis, T
Griffiths, B
Humphreys, J
Jones, E
Jones, J
Jones, L
Jones, O
Lloyd, T
See details for all 23 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 19
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 19
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Forename, surname.
    Order of information: Surname.
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Forename, surname.
    Order of information: Surname.
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 1060mm, width 1530mm
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Wellington Journal & Shrewsbury News, 8th October 1921, page 5, column 4

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