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Memorial details

Memorial type
Triptych
District
North Shropshire
Town
Weston-under-Redcastle
County
Shropshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 31-12-1920
    Attended by: Earl of Bradford. Rev. W.E. Walkerdine.
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
68703
Current location

Guinea Lane
Weston-under-Redcastle
North Shropshire
Shropshire
SY4 5XG
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 56498 28801
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Triptych with the central part depicting Victory holding a laurel wreath over the tomb of the fallen. On the inside of the doors are inscribed the names of the fallen.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF THE BRAVE SONS OF THE EMPIRE WHO FELL ON THE BATTLEFIELDS OF EUROPE. THEY FOUGHT THE GOOD FIGHT, DYING IN THE CAUSE OF HUMANITY THAT HONOUR MIGHT LIVE. (Line breaks not known.)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barber, John
Capper, William
Chetwood, Joseph
Cope, Thomas
Howells, John
Jones, Frank
Thomason, Herbert
See details for all 7 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname.
    Order of information: Surname.
Components
  • Triptych
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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