Captain CW Wolsley-Jenkins Memorial Tablet

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Address:

St Andrew's Church

Wroxeter

Shrewsbury

Shropshire

SY5 6PL

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Materials:
  • Metal Metal (any)
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Rectangular tablet set on a wooden backboard with the lettering in black.
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IN LOVING AND DEVOTED MEMORY OF/ C. B.H. WOLSELEY - JENKINS/ 19tH HUSSARS BORN AT CHARLTON HILL/ 17th MARCH 1856/ DIED 14th DECEMBER 1922/ SERVED WITH GREAT DISTINCTION IN THE EGYPTIAN WAR/ 1882 - 1884 INCLUDING THE BATTLES OF KASSASSIN AND TEL-EL KEBIR/ EL TEB AND TAMAL AND THE SOUTH AFRICAN WAR/ INCLUDING THE DEFENCE OF LADYSMITH/ CHRIST'S SOLDIER AND SERVANT UNTO HIS LIFE'S END./ ALSO IN DEARLY LOVING MEMORY OF HIS ONLY SON/ C.W. WORSELEY- JENKINS/ CAPTAIN 3rd BATT. RIFLE BRIGADE/ BORN 11th FEBRUARY 1890/ KILLED IN ACTION IN FRANCE SEPTEMBER 25th 1915/ FIGHTING LIKE AN ABSOLUTE HERO IN COMMAND OF HIS COMPANY/ AND ONE OF THE FINEST LEADERS THAT EVER LIVED/ MENTIONED IN DISPATCHES FOR MOST CONSPICUOUS GALLANTRY IN THE FIELD/ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS THAT HE/ LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS.

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