St Johns - WW1

WM reference
13004
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Creator
Ceremony
  • Unveiled : 19 December 1919
Current location

ST JOHNS CHURCH
Earlsway
Macclesfield
Macclesfield
Cheshire
England
OS Grid Ref.: SJ 910 730
Denomination: Church of England

Previous location

ST JOHNS CHURCH
Macclesfield
Macclesfield
Cheshire
England
OS Grid Ref.: SJ 910 730
Denomination: Undefined

Description

RECTANGULAR PLAQUE WITH PEDIMENT AND PILLASTRES DOWN EACH SIDE. WW2 NAMES ON SEPARATE PLAQUE FIXED TO THE BASE WREATH IN PEDIMENT

Inscription

PRO PATRIA/ THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF/ (NAMES)/ WHO WORSHIPPED AT THIS CHURCH/ "DEATH IS SWALLOWED UP IN VICTORY" 1 COR XV/ THIS TABLET WAS ERECTED BY THE CONGREGATION IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO GAVE/ THEIR LIVES IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

Bolger, John William
Challiner, H Brinsley
Dobson, Frank
Durham, David
Eccleston, Edwin
Harrison, Albert William
Harrop, John Edward
Holt, Arthur
Jones, George V
Makin, Frank
See details for all 16 names

Subject/Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 16
Served and returned: 0
Died: 16
Exact count: no
Information shown: surname
Order of information: Undefined

Subject/Period

Second World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial: 5
Served and returned: 0
Died: 5
Exact count: no
Information shown: surname
Order of information: Undefined

Component

Plaque
Condition: Good
Measurements: height 1300MM, width 700MM
Materials: Marble
Listed?: No

Ceremony

Unveiled
Date: 19 December 1919
Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries

Costs

Site: Unknown or N/A
Memorial: Unknown or N/A
Comments: None

Trust fund/Scholarship

No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

Sponsorship

Public
Details: Unknown or N/A

Responsibility of

CHURCH AUTHORITIES

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