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Memorial details

Memorial type
Other structure
District
Lichfield
Town
Alrewas
County
Staffordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902), First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Regimental Memorials
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
72971
Current location

Memorial is no. 411b in Blue Zone on Market Garden Way
National Memorial Arboretum
Croxall Road
Alrewas
Lichfield
Staffordshire
DE13 7AR
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 1831314626
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A brick wall with a commemorative stone tablet inset into the front below a polished black granite topstone. There are three further identical square stone tablets engraved with a lion's head to depict the regiment's emblem.
Inscription
SHROPSHIRE YEOMANRY/ BATTLE HONOURS/ SOUTH AFRICA 1900-02/ (Left column) SOMME/ BAPAUME 1918/ HINDENBURG LINE/ EPEHY/ PURSUIT TO MONS/ FRANCE AND FLANDERS 1918/ (Right column) EGYPT 1915-17/ GAZA/ JERUSALEM/ JERICHO/ TEL AZUR/ PALESTINE 1917-18/ HONORARY DISTINCTION OF THE BADGE OF/ THE ROYAL REGIMENT OF ARTILLERY/ WITH THE SCROLLS OF SICILY AND ITALY 1943-45
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Regimental Memorials
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Other structure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brick, Granite
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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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