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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Oswestry
Town
Trefonen
County
Shropshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1st January 1921
    Attended by: BRIG GEN J V CAMPBELL VC CMG DSO ADC
  • Dedicated
    Date: 1st January 1921
    Attended by: Archdeacon of Salop
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
37946
Current location

At the corner of Oswestry Road and School Lane.
Oswestry Road
Trefonen
Oswestry
Shropshire
SY10 9BF
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 26025 26780
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A Celtic cross with a tapering shaft and three-stepped base. The inscription is engraved on three metal plaques which are attached to the front face of the steps.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF/ THE OFFICERS AND MEN FROM THIS PARISH WHO/ GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE/ SERVICE OF THEIR COUNTRY/ 1914 1919./ (Names)/ ALSO TO THOSE IN THE 1939 - 1945 WAR/ (Names)/ YE THAT LIVE ON IN ENGLAND'S PASTURES GREEN/ REMEMBER THIS AND THINK WHAT MIGHT HAVE BEEN
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Burrows, John S
Carsley, Francis H
Carsley, Thomas
Considine, Daniel
Davies, Richard
Dumville-lees, Charles C
Dyke, Edward E
Dyke, George E
Dyke, Thomas S
Dyke, William D
See details for all 31 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 31
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 31
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, forename.
    Order of information: Surname.
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 7
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, forename.
    Order of information: Surname.
Components
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 1800MM, width 1610MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • WELLINGTON JOURNAL & SHREWSBURY NEWS by N/A 1921 Source: Media Library Published:N/A WELLINGTON, SHROPSHIRE

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