St Marys Church - War Memorial - Shropshire, Great Britain.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita
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Quick Description: A combined War Memorial stands proudly in the grounds of St Mary's Church, Shrewsbury. A stone churchyard cross with three steps at the base, displays plaques in memory of WWI & WWII, with pedestals on the corners, that mention other Wars & Battles
Location: West Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 7/20/2015 12:57:42 AM
Waymark Code: WMP8K9
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Manville Possum
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Long Description:
The churchyard contains the plain sandstone war memorial cross to Shrewsbury townsmen who died in the two World Wars, erected 1920 after World War I by the "National Association of Discharged Sailors and Soldiers (Shrewsbury)

Physical Address of Monument:
St Mary's Churchyard
St Mary's Street
Shrewsbury, Shropshire England
Type of Memorial: Multi-War Memorial

Wars mentioned (Multi-war only):
WWI, WWII & Falklands War.

In Honor Of: Gallant, Sailors, Soldiers and Airmen, of Shrewsbury.

Marker Text:
"Erected to the never fading memory of the gallant sailors, soldiers and airmen, of this town, who made the supreme sacrifice Sons of this place let this of you be said that you who live are worthy of your dead these gave their lives that you who live may reap a richer harvest ere you fall asleep."

Date of dedication: 1920

Who Put it Here?: National Association of Discharged Soldiers & Sailors.

Description of Memorial:
As simple stone cross, set on three steps, standing in the churchyard of St Marys Church.

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