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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
68666
Current location

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

OS Grid Ref: SJ 56316 08242
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Rectangular tablet set on a wooden backboard with the lettering in black.
Inscription
IN (...) AND UNDYING MEMORY OF/ FLIGHT (...) ROBERT C. JENKINS M.B.E., M.C., R.A.F./ THIRD AND LAST CHILD OF THE LATE/ EDGAR F. JENKINS & Mrs E.J.W. JEUDWINS/ BORN1st JAN 1893/ KILLED IN FLYING ACCIDENT FARNBOROUGH HANTS./ 3rd FEB 1922/ HE SERVED WITH EXCEPTIONAL DISTINCTION IN/ FRANCE WITH THE 2nd DUKE OF CORNWALL'S LIGHT/ INFANTRY IN 1915 AND WITH THE R.A.F. IN EGYPT/ AND PALESTINE FROM 1916 TO 1922 AND WAS ON THE STAFF IN MESOPTAMIA (...)/ AN IRREPARABLE LOSS.
Inscription legible?
no
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forenames, surname, relationships, decorations, regiments, date of birth, manner of death, place of death, date of death.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
Some of the lettering is missing on the tablet.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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