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Memorial details

Memorial type
Photograph
District
Bridgnorth
Town
Shifnal
County
Shropshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
83316
Current location

St Andrews Chruch
Church Street
Shifnal
Bridgnorth
Shropshire
TF11 9AA
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 74675 07492
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wooden photo frame housing a photograph of Reverend Finny, written inscription on paper and his war medals
Inscription
TO THE MEMORY/ OF/ THE REVEREND J. W. M. FINNY MB. CH. B./ JOINED SURREY YEOMANRY 1916 - TRANSFERRED/ TO EAST SURREY REGIMENT - DEMOBILISED/ AS C. S. M IN 1919./ CHAPLAIN TO THE FORCES 1940 - 1945 SERVING IN/ IRAQ AND PERSIA - WOUNDED AND INVALIEDED OUT./ CHAPLAIN OF SHIFNAL BRANCH/ BRITISH LEGION 1946 - 1959
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Regiment and Rank
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, Campaigns, Invalided out
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Photograph/s
    Measurements: depth 50, height 300, width 150
    Materials: Wooden frame
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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