Library,Earle St,Crewe,Crewe And Nantwich,Cheshire,CW1,England
OS Grid Ref.: SJ 709 557
Market Sq,Crewe,Crewe And Nantwich,Cheshire,England
OS Grid Ref.: SJ 420 530
BASE SURMOUNTED BY PEDESTAL SURMOUNTED BY FIGURE OF BRITTANIA STANDING ON CHAINS AND HOLDING TRIDENT AND PALM. NAME PLAQUES AND TABLETS PLACED ON BASE OF MEMORIAL AND ON A RAISED WALL BUILT AROUND THE MEMORIAL.
FRONT: THIS STATUE WAS/ PLACED TO COMMEMORATE/ THE MEN OF CREWE/ WHO SEEKING THE/ WELFARE OF THEIR/ COUNTRY GAVE THEIR/ LIVES IN SO DOING/ AND ARE NOW RESTING/ IN AND BEYOND/ THE SEAS/ LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS REVERSE: 1914 - 1918 PLAQUES: (NAMES)
Subject / Period
First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 34
Served and returned: Unknown
Exact count: yes
Information shown: rank,regiment,forename
Order of information: Unknown
Date: 14th June 1922
Attended by: Gen Sir Ian Hamilton GCB GCMG DSO
2009: Designated a Grade II listed monument. Plans to relocate Nov 2004. Plans put on hold May 2006 - see file.
Site: £ 1600
Memorial: Unknown or N/A
Trust fund / scholarship
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Corporate, private, public
Details: Unknown or N/A
Unknown or N/A
This is the same design as the memorial at Troon (our ref 2004)
Carter Postcard Collection
WELLINGTON JOURNAL & SHREWSBURY NEWS by N/A 9 Source: Media Library Published:N/A WELLINGTON, SHROPSHIRE
Our website http://www.ukniwm.org.uk/server/show/conMemorial.2004/fromUkniwmSearch/1
Crewe Guardian 25 Jan 2007
Crewe Chronicle 17 DEC 2003; 9 JUL 2003; 30 AUG 2006
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