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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Wrekin
Town
Wellington
County
Shropshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MESSRS JOSEPH CRIBB (Letter cutter / Engraver)
W C H King (Sculptor)
MacDonald Gill FRIBA, FRGS (Designer)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 21st November 1947
    Attended by: LORD FORESTER
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
38092
Current location

Wrekin College
Wellington
Wrekin
Shropshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 640 110
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Stone tablet bearing School Badge and Motto in proper colours at top. At base painted figures of an Angel, left, and a Biblical boy holding a sword, right.
Inscription
REMEMBER BEFORE GOD THOSE SONS OF THE SCHOOL WHO, FAITHFUL TO ITS MOTTO, PASSED FROM THE SIGHT OF MEN BY THE PATH OF DUTY AND SERVICE DURING THE WAR/ (Names)/ BE VALIENT FOR GOD AND FIGHT THE LORD'S BATTLES
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 97
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 97
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Initials, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname with some obvious later entries out of order
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Wrekin College
Reference
  • THE SHREWSBURY CHRONICLE by N/A 1946-47 Source: Media Library Published:N/A SHREWSBURY

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