Bridgnorth

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Reference WMO/109974

Address:

Castle Gardens

East Castle Street

Bridgnorth

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Serviceman/woman sculpture
Materials:
  • Metal Bronze
  • Stone Sandstone
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Bridgnorth war memorial stands in Castle Gardens on East Castle Street. The bronze figure of a soldier of the Shropshire Light Infantry stands arm outstretched, in the act of throwing a grenade or bomb, atop a plinth with pediment. An inscription and names are found on plaques on the sides of the plinth. The memorial is within the Castle Grounds conservation area and is Grade II listed. names are inscribed and the inscriptions are raised - on bronze plaques. The surrounding area has clearly undergone recent improvement 2017
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Erected in honour/ of the/ men of Bridgnorth/ who served their country/ in the Great War 1914-1919/ and to the / ever glorious memory/ of those who fell and Also to the memory / to those who fell in/ the Second World War/ 1939-1945

WW1 R N Surgn P M R Thursfield/ Ar Mate J E Todd/ Lt Col J E Welch DSO/ Capt’s H M Jones/ A Mare/ A H Parsons/ H Redden MC/ Lieut’s W Ormesher/ N L Smith/ Second Lieuts H F Dyer/ W B Fryer/ A L George/ R H Kelly/ A H S Southwell/ RSM E C Turner/ CSM’s H Bill/ J Mainwaring/ A E Morris/ E A Tuckley/ Staff Serg F L Edwards/ Serg’s S J Briggs/ E Cooper MM/ P J Griffiths/ A J Johnson/ W J Steward/ Corporals W Brown/ P H Chapple/ T H Davies/ W L Delo/ F J Greatwich/ S J Haynes/ H Jones/ G T Lloyd/ H G Lloyd/ E J Southwell/ W Thomas/ T P Wenlock/ R T Wynne/ Lance Corporals W Briggs/ F C Bull/ E F Burton/ R C Gregory/ W H James/ J C Lewis/ A E Rudd/ D C Watkins/ W H Wilding/ A Wood GP A J Preece/ D’RS T W James/ C J Jones/ RFM H F Dove/ E F Jennings/ F Langford/ C F Roberts/ T P’P’T’R P Oxley B’GLR A J Williams SIG T C Smallman TR P H Herbert SAP A Bristow DRI A Hayward PION’R W Sherry Privates E A Ball/ F Ball/ J H Beaman/ H Beddoes/C Berry/A Bishton/ A Bowen/ E A Bowen/H Bowen/ S Bowen/ A R Bromell/ A T Brown/ E Brown/ A E Bryan/ W J Caseley/ G Childs/ T R Cleaton/ E H Cook/ R D Cooper/ J L Dain/ G Davies/ G Douglas/ A E Dukes/ W Edwards/ S fellows/ H Foxall/ R E Foxall/ H Glenn/ H Greatwich/ S Haines/ W A Harris/ G Haynes/ E Head/ F Head/ T Higgins/ W H Higgins/ W Horton/ A J Johnson/ A Jones/ M Jones/ G Jones/ J A Jones/ F Lawley/ H Leith/ W Lester/ A Lewis/ B Lewis/ H C Lewis/ C J W McMichael/ H Malin/ A J Oakley/ A E Parton/ H C Price/ F Rawlings/ S J Richards/ R T Roberts/ J T Rogers/ A E Rowlands/ A H Rutter/ G Sandells/ B Sankey/ G H Sherry/ H Smallman/ L C Smith/ F HG Stacey/ F I Taggart/ G H Taggart/ G H Taylor/ H P Taylor/ R H Taylor/ H H Thomas/ W Thomas/ A Toft/ J H L Trevor/ R H Walker/ C N Wightman/ A W Wilson/ L J Winwood/ C Wood/ W E Yates WW2 A E Ainsworth Tpr/ M C Austin 2/Lt/ O Austin Dvr/ F H Baker Pte/ R Barker F/O RAF/ R J Bowen P/O RAF/ G O Brown PO RN/ H Caine Pte/ C Copson Pte/ P F Davies S/Ldr/ J J Ealey Donkeyman MN/ R Evans Stkr RN/ E Foxall ACI/ J Foxall Lt/ F J Fraser F Lt RAFVR/ H Greatwich P/O RAFVR/ G C Greenhouse Pte/ F L Hand DSM PO RN/ A E Horton LAC/ J E Jennings Pte/ C E Jones Sgt RAF/ F E Jones Pte /G Leith Gnr / W J Lowe Stkr RN/K E Mason Tpr/C Meredith Sgt RAF/ H W Meredith L/Cpl/ P J G Milton Lt/A S Norton Sgt/F E Oakes Sgt/ R E Piper Sgt RAF/ H Pugh GC S/Ldr/Chaplain/ G Rawlings Pte/D C Redit Gnr/ R H Ridley Sub-Lt RNVR/ V H Rogers Sgt/ H A Rogerson Pte/ J Smallman Cpl/ S Smallman Pte/ S J Smallman Gnr/ J W Staples P/O RCAE/J S Stockton Capt/ P A Stockton Lt/ K T Teed Cpl RM/ S Theaker WO RAF/ R Turner Cpl/ C J Ward L/Bdr/J L Woodhouse Pte

Grade II (England)

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