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Memorial details

Memorial type
Chapel: Dedicated within church building
District
Shrewsbury And Atcham
Town
Shrewsbury
County
Shropshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: C 15th June 1951
    Attended by: Bishop of Lichfield
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
38072
Current location

ST CHADS CHURCH
Shrewsbury
Shrewsbury And Atcham
Shropshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 490 120
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
CHAPEL WITH ENGLISH OAK PANELLING AND REREDOS. INSCRIPTION IS OVER THE ENTRANCE TO THE CHAPEL. REGIMENTAL CRESTS FLANK IT AND BATTLE HONOURS ON SUPPLEMENTARY PANELS CREST OF THE 53RD AND 85TH REGIMENTS FROM WHICH THE KSLI WAS FORMED FLANK THE ENTRANCE. REGIMENTAL CREST IS ABOVE THE ENTRANCE
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF THE OFFICERS AND MEN OF THE CORPS OF THE KING'S SHROPSHIRE LIGHT INFANTRY, IN WHICH ARE INCORPORATED THE KING'S SHROPSHIRE LIGHT INFANTRY AND THE HEREFORDSHIRE REGIMENT (TA) WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY (EXACT LINE SPACING UNKNOWN)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Panelling
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST CHAD
  • Grade I
  • 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
Costs

Site: C £6,000

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Local Publication/Booklet 'St Chad's Church Shrewsbury' (rev. 2001) pp.22-24
  • THE SHREWSBURY CHRONICLE by N/A 15 June 1951 p.3 Source: Media Library Published:N/A SHREWSBURY

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