Shenstone WW1 Memorial tablet

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Reference WMO252916

Address:

St John the Baptist Church

St John's Hill

Shenstone

WS14 0JD

England

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Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Materials:
  • Stone Stone (any)
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: A stone, nowy headed tablet with raised border, cross of St George at its top, dedication and 2 columns of names.
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THIS TABLET COMMEMORATES/BEFORE GOD/THE MEN OF SHENSTONE/NUMBERED AMONG THOSE/WHO AT THE CALL OF KING AND COUNTRY/LEFT ALL THAT WAS DEAR TO THEM/ENDURED HARDNESS, FACED DANGER/AND FINALLY PASSED OUT OF THE/SIGHT OF MEN BY THE PATH OF DUTY/AND SELF SACRIFICE GIVING UP THEIR/OWN LIVES THAT OTHERS MIGHTLIVE/ IN FREEDOM/LET THOSE THAT COME AFTER SEE/TO IT THAT THEIR NAMES ARE NOT FORGOTTEN (names)

1914: Arthur Bates; 1915: Leonard Hawkins 22 May, James Lambert 8 June, David Hackett 29 June, Harry O Harrison July, Michael V Molloy 9 Aug, George A Hawkins 23 Sep, William Wickson 25 Sep, Richard Organ Oct, Ernest Bateman 10 Oct, William EWalker 22 Nov; 1916: William H Neville 17 Mar, John E Wickson 27 July, Thomas C Russell 3 Sep, Eric D Smart 3 Nov; 1917:Joseph W Oram 18 Feb, Cecil Hackett 18 May, William Godwin June; 1918: George Bates, Robert Gutten Feb, Arnold E Berridge 11 Feb, Major Wickham 22 Mar, Joseph Jonas 23 Mar, Charles H Walker 23 Mar, Frederick R Swain 8 Apr, Joseph H James 11 Aug, Tobias T Parker 7 Oct, George Craddock 19 Oct, John Rigby 23 Oct.

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