Asthon Hayes - WW1 and WW2

WM reference
2156
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Ceremony
  • Unveiled : 7th August 1920
  • Dedicated : 7th August 1920
Current location

St. John the Evangelist Church
Church Road
Ashton Hayes
Vale Royal
Cheshire
CH3 8AB
England
OS Grid Ref.: SJ 50708 69816
Denomination: Church of England

Previous location

Ashton Lane
Ashton Hayes
Vale Royal
Cheshire
England
OS Grid Ref.: Undefined
Denomination: Undefined

Description

A granite Celtic cross on a granite plinth with a carved sword on the shaft of the cross.

Inscription

IN MEMORY OF/THE MEN OF THIS PARISH/WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/1914-1918

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

Astle, Frank
Bailey, Ernest
Brown, Thomas
Dale, Walter
Deville, Sydney
Dixon, Alfred
Fellows, Frank
Grogan, Michail
Hopley, Alfred
Hopley, Thomas
See details for all 15 names

Subject/Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 14
Served and returned: 0
Died: 14
Exact count: no
Information shown: Surname, forename
Order of information: Surname

Subject/Period

Second World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial: 1
Served and returned: 0
Died: 1
Exact count: no
Information shown: Undefined
Order of information: Undefined

Component

Cross
Condition: Good
Measurements: height 3500mm, width 7600mm
Materials: Granite
Listed?: No

Component

Plinth
Condition: Good
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Stone
Listed?: No

Ceremony

Unveiled
Date: 7th August 1920
Attended by: Major E Johnson

Ceremony

Dedicated
Date: 7th August 1920
Attended by: Rev J Gardner (Vicar of Kelsall) and Rev A J Crawford

Costs

Site: £200
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

Unknown or N/A

Reference

http://ashtonhayes.church/parish-history/war-memorial

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