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Historic details of the Memorial

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            IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM  - WAR MEMORIAL ARCHIVE

Website:                                                   www.ukniwm.org.uk

Memorial reference:                  13916

Details down loaded:                                22 April 2013

 

 

 

Address:                                 COUND,  SHROPSHIRE,  ENGLAND        

 

Type:                                                       CROSS

Other Location Details:                           JUNCTION OF RD TO UPPER COUND AND HARNAGE

OS Map Ref:                                            SJ 556 052

 

Inscription:

(NAMES) WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY 1914 - 1919/ NAME/ 1939 - 1945

 

Components

Component              Material(s)               Height      Width       Depth

MEMORIAL              STONE - GRINSHILL               4915MM   2600MM   2130MM

Physical Description

CANOPIED CALVARY ON OCTAGONAL COLUMN WITH SADDLEBACK PLINTH AND FOUR STEPPED BASE

 

Wars Commemorated & People Remembered

War                                          FIRST WORLD WAR (1914-1918)

Total names on memorial:      23                            Served & Returned 0                              Died         23

Is this an exact count?                           YES, AN EXACT COUNT

How are the names ordered? NOT KNOWN          

What information is listed on the memorial?         SURNAME, FORENAME

Do we hold a list of names on the memorial?        YES

 

 

War                                          SECOND WORLD WAR (1939-1945)

Total names on memorial:      0                              Served & Returned 0                              Died         1

Is this an exact count?                           NOT KNOWN           How are the names ordered? NOT KNOWN

What information is listed on the memorial?         NONE

Do we hold a list of names on the memorial?        NO

 

Maintenance

Are the letters difficult to read?              NO

Who is responsible for the memorial?   PCC         Maintenance History:              NONE

 

Ceremonies

Date:                                                        OCTOBER 1920

 

Role         Performed By:         UNVEILING              LT COL J V RAMSDEN

 

Sponsorships

Sponsorship Type: PUBLIC

Did this include a trust or scholarship? NO           Did this include a roll of honour?           OTHER

If so, where is it?                    ST PETERS CHURCH COUND

Cost of Site:                            NOT KNOWN                           Cost of Memorial:    NOT KNOWN

Comments on Costs:             

 

Craftsmen

Name       & Occupation

MR GEORGE JACK  ~  DESIGNER                                          LAWRENCE A TURNER  ~  SCULPTOR

 

References

Co-ordinator's Comments:     

Comments:               

Photographs:          NONE                      Other Documents:   NONE

Form / Letter:          F

Negatives:                               NO                                           Drawings / Plans:   NO

Minutes:  NO

 

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