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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Shrewsbury And Atcham
Town
Shrewsbury
County
Shropshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
37989
Current location

ON A PILLAR AT THE FRONT OF THE PUB
Albion Vaults PH
12 Castle Foregate
Shrewsbury
Shrewsbury And Atcham
Shropshire
SY1 2DJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 49397 12968
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
ROLL OF HONOUR PLACED WITHIN A GLAZED BROWN PAINTED PLASTER FRAME. TWO FIGURES CARVED IN RELIEF ON THE FRAME
Inscription
ROLL OF HONOUR: IN LOVING MEMORY/ OF OUR DEAR SON/ DRIVER CYRIL JOHN BEARD/ R.A.S.C.,/ WHO DIED WHILST ON WAR SERVICE IN SALONICA/ ON OCTOBER 17TH 1918./ AGED 20 YEARS./ NO MOTHER'S CARE DID HIM ATTEND,/ NOR O'ER HIM DID A FATHER BEND,/ NO SISTER BY TO SHED A TEAR,/ NO BROTHER BY HIS WORDS TO HEAR;/ SICK, DYING IN A FOREIGN LAND,/ NO FATHER BY TO TAKE HIS HAND./ NO MOTHER BY TO CLOSE HIS EYES,/ FAR FROM HIS NATIVE LAND HE LIES. FRAME: THE PATH OF DUTY/ WAS THE WAY TO GLORY
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Beard, Cyril John
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,age of death,relationships,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Paper
Listing information
Condition
History
2000: THERE IS SOME DAMAGE TO IT, DEGREE UNKNOWN.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Reference
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission Driver C J Beard www.cwgc.org

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