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Memorial details

Memorial type
Gate
District
Wrekin
Town
St Georges
County
Shropshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MR MAURICE LEE (Architect)
MESSRS J AND T FRANCE (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: C 26th May 1923
    Attended by: BRIGADIER GENERAL LLOYD CB DSO
  • Dedicated
    Date: C 26th May 1923
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
38058
Current location

RECREATION GROUND
St Georges
Wrekin
Shropshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 703 110
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
LARGE PAIR OF WROUGHT IRON GATES WITH A PAIR OF SIDE GATES. ALL ARE HUNG ON MASSIVE WHITE STONE COLUMNS. DEDICATORY INSCRIPTION ON THE MAIN GATES AND NAMES IN GOLD PAINTED LETTERING ON ENAMELLED SLATE TABLETS PLACED ON THE COLUMNS
Inscription
MAIN GATES: IN HONOUR AND HOMAGE TO THOSE WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR, 1914 - 1919 MAIN COLUMNS: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Astbury, S A
Ball, E
Barber, W
Barrow, W
Beech, F
Blakemore, T
Blakemore, W
Brown, S
Cadman, W
Capper, H
See details for all 66 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 66
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 66
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment
    Order of information: surname,rank,regiment
Components
  • Gates
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wrought Iron
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Slate
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Memorial: Over £200.

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Corporate,other
Responsibility
Accepted by St George's Public Recreation Committee May 1923.
Reference
  • WELLINGTON JOURNAL & SHREWSBURY NEWS by N/A 26 May1923 p.10 col.3 Source: Media Library Published:N/A WELLINGTON, SHROPSHIRE

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