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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
Wrekin
Town
Little Dawley
County
Shropshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Northern Ireland Conflict; The Troubles (1969-1998)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11 Jan. 1920
    Attended by: Bishop of Lichfield
  • Rededicated
    Date: 1999
    Attended by: Undefined
  • Dedicated
    Date: 11 Jan. 1920
    Attended by: Bishop of Lichfield
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
38094
Current location

Junction with Lightmoor Rd
Holly Rd
Little Dawley
Wrekin
Shropshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 680 070
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Plaque on right hand side of lychgate at entrance to churchyard.
    St Lukes Church
    Doseley
    Wrekin
    Shropshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SJ 679 065
    Denomination: Church of England
Description
Communal space with benches surrounding memorial, which consists of a wooden cross on a brick base, in front of which is a boulder on a two-stepped base upon which the memorial plaque is placed. The plaque has names in relief in four columns.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF THE/ MEN OF DAWLEY PARVA WHO FELL IN THE GREAT/ WAR 1914-1918/ (Names) Board on wall beneath cross: WE WILL/ REMEMBER/ THEM (Unknown type) In memory of the servicemen of Dawley Hamlets who laid down their lives/ Neil Bewley/ 45 Commando/ Royal Marines/ 12th August 1977 (exact line spacing and sentence case unknown).
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adlington, F
Baugh, W
Bewley, Neil
Bloomfield, W
Candlin, A R
Corfield, H
Cullis, L
Dabbs, E
Davies, E
Gough, G
See details for all 38 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 37
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 37
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 10
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Northern Ireland Conflict; The Troubles (1969-1998)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,year died,regiment,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brick
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Stone of remembrance
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Ceramic, Wood - Oak
  • Gate
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
History
1999. Memorial was vandalized on the day of rededication, but repairs were made Unknown date: name added to original plaque.
Costs

Comments: WMT Small Grants Scheme £250 in 1999.
Memorial: c£150-191

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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