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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Shrewsbury And Atcham
Town
Wroxeter
County
Shropshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
68653
Current location

St Andrew's Church
Brookside
Wroxeter
Shrewsbury And Atcham
Shropshire
SY5 6PL
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 56323 08245
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Rectangular tablet set on a wooden backboard with the lettering in black.
Inscription
IN LOVING AND DEVOTED MEMORY OF/ (...) (..) B.H. WOLSELEY - JENKINS/ 19tH HUSSARS BORN AT CHARLTON HILL/ 17th MARCH 1856/ DIED 14th DECEMBER 1922/ SERVED WITH GREAT DISTINCTION IN THE EGYPTIAN WAR/ 1882 - 1884 INCLUDING THE BATTLES OF KASSASSIN AND TEL-EL KEBIR/ (...) TAMAL AND THE SOUTH AFRICAN WAR/ INCLUDING THE DEFENCE OF LADYSMITH/ CHRIST'S SOLDIER AND SERVANT UNTO HIS LIFE'S END./ ALSO IN DEARLY LOVING MEMORY OF HIS ONLY SON/ C.W. WORSELEY- JENKINS/ CAPTAIN 3rd BATT. RIFLE BRIGADE/ BORN 11th FEBRUARY 1890/ KILLED IN ACTION IN FRANCE SEPTEMBER 25th 1915/ FIGHTING LIKE AN ABSOLUTE HERO IN COMMAND OF HIS COMPANY/ AND ONE OF THE FINEST LEADERS THAT EVER LIVED/ MENTIONED IN DISPATCHES FOR MOST CONSPICUOUS GALLANTRY IN THE FIELD/ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS THAT HE/ LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Relationships, surname, rank, date of birth, manner of death, place of death, date of death.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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