Major William John Brooke

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Reference WMO255287

Address:

St Andrew's Church

Church Street

Shifnal

TF11 9AB

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Attached to a building/structure
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Materials:
  • Metal Brass
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Brass Plaque to Major William John Brooke, 3rd Battalion the King's Shropshire Light Infantry, killed at Sailly-Sur-Lys, France during WW1, erected by his fellow officers.
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To the Glory of God and in memory of Major William John Brooke, 3rd King's Shropshire Light Infantry, who fell at Sailly-Sur-Lys near Armentieres, April 9th, 1918. This desk is presented by the following officers of the 3rd Batt KSLI. Col Sir Thomas Meyrick, Bart, KCB; Lt Col F A W Whitmore, Lt Col W C Pryce; Lt Col E S Cunliffe; Lt Col T Dickin; Hon F H C Weld-Forester; Maj C R B Wingfield; Maj S C Unfreville; Maj E R T Corbett; Maj G H L Buchanan; Maj R A A T Jordan; Maj F C P Phillips; Maj K C L Van Cutsen; Maj G Woodland; Capt E D Collins.

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