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Memorial details

Memorial type
Sculptured / Cast figure
District
Oswestry
Town
Oswestry
County
Shropshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Artist and sculptor Tim Turner who is also from Oswestry, It was cast at the world renowned Castle Fine Arts Foundry, in Llanrhaeadr-ym-Mochnant.
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 20th October 2018
    Attended by: Lord Lieutenant of Shropshire Sir Algenon Heber-Percy, High Sheriff of Shropshire Rhoderick Swire and Mayor of Oswestry Councillor Sandy Best
  • Dedicated
    Date: 20th October 2018
    Attended by: Rev Harvey Gibbons of the town's parish church.
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
83668
Current location

At the rear right side of the garden area
at the edge of the park.
Cae Glas Park
Church Street
Oswestry
Oswestry
Shropshire
SY11 2SR
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 28898 29485
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Bronze statue of Wilfred Owen with bronze pages carrying engravings of his poems. In garden through Oswestry War Memorial Gateway at entrance to Cae Glas Park with other memorials.
Inscription
WILFRED OWEN / 1893-1918 (Numerous poems on bronze pages}
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forename, surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Sculpture
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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