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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Oswestry
Town
Whittington
County
Shropshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
83656
Current location

To the left of the church after entering through porch.
St John the Baptist Church
Church Road
Whittington
Oswestry
Shropshire
SY11 4DG
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 32609 31275
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Six tablets in an elaborate wooden frame on rear internal wall of church with names of men from the parish who fell in WW1 and WW2.
Inscription
REMEMBER YE IN THE LORD, THE MEN FROM THIS PARISH / WHO FELL FOR KING AND COUNTRY, 1914 - 1919 AND 1939 - 1945. At the bottom but obscured by three photographs: ….ED NOT T...R LIVES …….. ATH.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anderson, William Thomas
Badrock, Charles Robert
Badrock, John Henry
Blackmore, William
Davies, John
Davies, John
Davies, Thomas
Davies, Walter
Day, Cecil Hesketh Roslyn
Edwards, William Thomas
See details for all 38 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 26
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 26
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forename, surname, date of death
    Order of information: date of death
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forename, surname, date of death
    Order of information: date of death
Components
  • Undefined
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Unknown
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • St. John the Baptist Whittington, A History and Guide.

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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