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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Wrekin
Town
Dawley
County
Shropshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1927
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
65725
Current location

One report gives location as 'Dawley Reading Rooms'.
Dawley House
22 Burton St
Dawley
Wrekin
Shropshire
TF4 2ES
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 680 072
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Dawley War Memorial Hall
    Dawley
    Wrekin
    Shropshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Wooden board with crown encircled by wreath between the dates at the head flanked by oak leaves with a ribbon below. Names in five columns.
Inscription
1914 1918/(Names)/ IN MEMORY OF THE MEN FROM DAWLEY URBAN DISTRICT/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abell, T W
Adlington, T F
Ainsworth, F
Ashley, H
Bache, S
Bailey, A L
Bailey, H N
Bailey, L
Ball, C A
Baugh, G
See details for all 145 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 145
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 145
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
History
c1997:Board was cleaned
Costs

Memorial: c£110.

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
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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