Pontesbury War Memorial

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Reference WMO254922

Address:

St George's Church

Pontesbury

Shropshire

SY5 0PS

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Latin cross
Materials:
  • Stone Portland stone
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: PLAIN LATIN CROSS ON OCTAGONAL PLINTH AND TWO STEPPED BASE. INSCRIPTION CARVED ONTO THE SIDES OF THE PLINTH AND TOP STEP. WW2 NAMES IN RELIEF ON PLAQUES PLACED ON ON THE SIDE OF THE LOWER STEP. THE MEMORIAL IS IN THE CHURCHYARD ADJOINING THE MAIN ROAD WHICH IS SURROUNDED BY A METAL CHAIN FENCE
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(NAMES)/ (...)/ GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE OFFICERS, N.C.O.'S AND MEN FROM (...)/ WHO GAVE THIER LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)

1914 - 1918: Brig Gen Goring Jones CMG DSO, Capt Derwas Cumming Mc, Lieut W Atherton MC, Lieut JC Hallowes, QMS JR Jones, Sgt GB Maddox, Sgt F Staunton, L/Sgt HR Manning, Cpl RC Connor, Cpl H Furley, L/C TH Fortune, L/C CL Titley, L/C L Whittall, Pte F Andrews, Pte H Archer, Spr CW Atherton, Pte WC Breeze, Pte OW Brown, Pte A Bayley, Pte E Broxton, Pte ER Challinor, Pte WH Challinor, Pte TD Clarke, Pte J Cooper, Pte JS Davies, Pte AB Davies, Pte WE Davies, Pte WJ Duckett, Pte J Edwards, Gnr J Gwilt, Pte TP Gwilt, Gnr AN Giles, Pte JH Green, Gnr J Harris, Pte E Hayward, Pte JH Hordley, Pte J Howells, Gnr JG Humphreys, Pte CH Jones, Pte CO Jones, Pte H Jones, Pte TL Jones, Pte WB Jones, Pte W Jones, Pte J Langslow, Pte R Lewis, Pte W Maddox, Pte GW Maddox, Pte AC Moyle, Pte R Madeley, Pte J Palmer, Pte JE Parry, Pte J Pugh, Gnr WA Price, Pte W Sankey, Pte SG Smith, Pte AJ Standfield, Pte T Tams, Pte GH Titley, Pte GC Vaughan, Pte E Weaver, Pte JR Wilde, Pte W Whittall, Pte SJ Williams. 1939 - 1945: Liet JN Fielden, Sgt G Challinor, Sgt J France, Cpl WA Lloyd, Pte WD Challinor, Pte DV Marshall, W/O GC Stafford DCM, Pte CH Niblett, Spr LW Hyde, Skr RC Oakley, Pte EW Purslow, Gnr JH Williams

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