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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Oswestry
Town
Trefonen
County
Shropshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 08th January 1921
    Attended by: BRIG GEN J V CAMPBELL VC CMG DSO ADC
  • Dedicated
    Date: 08th January 1921
    Attended by: Archdeacon of Salop
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
38075
Current location

All Saints Church
Oswestry Road
Trefonen
Oswestry
Shropshire
SY10 9DG
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 26087 26868
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A simple rectangular brass plaque with dedication engraved in black lettering.
Inscription
To the Glory of GOD And in memory of/ CHARLES CUNNINGHAM DUMVILLE LEES/ Lieutenant Royal Navy/ killed by the mining of HMS "Verulam"/ in the Baltic on 3rd September 1919/ Aged 26 years/ Exegi monumentum aere perennuis
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Lees, Charles Cunningham Dumville
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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: Forename, surname, rank, regiment, date of death, manner of death, place of death, age at death.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • WELLINGTON JOURNAL & SHREWSBURY NEWS by N/A 10 Source: Media Library Published:N/A WELLINGTON, SHROPSHIRE

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