Unidentified Battlefield Cross

WM reference
15181
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Ceremony
  • Unveiled : 01 June1935
Current location

Christ Church
Breeze Hill
Bootle
Sefton
Merseyside
L20 9NU
England
OS Grid Ref.: SJ 354 949
Denomination: Church of England

Description

Battlefield cross with inscription on plaque.

Inscription

GRU/ UNKNOWN BRITISH SOLDIER/ 1914 - 1918/ THIS CROSS/ TEMPORARILY/ MARKED THE GRAVE/ OF AN UNKNOWN/ BRITISH SOLDIER/ IN FLANDERS/ WAS PRESENTED/ BY THE/ BOOTLE BRANCH/ OF THE/ BRITISH LEGION/ JUNE 1935/ HJM FALL CHAIRMAN

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

None recorded

Subject/Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 0
Served and returned: 0
Died: 0
Exact count: yes
Information shown: Undefined
Order of information: Undefined

Component

Battlefield Cross or Marker
Condition: Good
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Wood
Listed?: No

Component

Plaque
Condition: Good
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Undefined
Listed?: No

Ceremony

Unveiled
Date: 01 June1935
Attended by: UNKNOWN

Costs

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

Trust fund/Scholarship

No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

Sponsorship

Unknown or N/A
Details: Unknown or N/A

Responsibility of

Unknown or N/A

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