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Holyport Methodist Chapel WW1 Plaque

WM reference
3862
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Creator
Ceremony
  • Unveiled : 4 February 1919
Current location

Proposed location was on a wall near the entrance
High Street Methodist Church
High St
Maidenhead
Windsor And Maidenhead
Berkshire
SL6 1EE
England
OS Grid Ref.: SU 88616 81122
Denomination: Methodist

Previous location

Holyport Wesleyan Methodist Church
Ascot Rd
Holyport
Windsor And Maidenhead
Berkshire
SL6 2JB
England
OS Grid Ref.: SU 88884 77620
Denomination: Undefined

Description

Marble tablet with Botonné cross positioned top centre and inscription in black lettering.

Inscription

TO THE GLORY OF GOD, AND / IN LOVING MEMORY OF / WALTER STANLEY MOLE, / OF THE WINNIPEG RIFLES, / AND / ALFRED WILLIAM CHAMBERLAIN, R.F.A. / WORKERS IN THIS CHURCH & SCHOOL, / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY, / IN THE GREAT WAR, / 1914-1918.

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

Chamberlain, Alfred William
Mole, Walter Stanley
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Subject/Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 2
Served and returned: 0
Died: 2
Exact count: no
Information shown: Forename, surname, regiment
Order of information: No order

Component

Plaque
Condition: Good
Measurements: depth 29 mm, height 393 mm, width 547 mm
Materials: Marble - Italian
Listed?: No

Ceremony

Unveiled
Date: 4 February 1919
Attended by: Mrs. Pithers, long time member of the congregation

History

The memorial was temporarily stored in a cupboard in the new church. It was proposed to be put on a wall near the entrance.

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: Chapel members.

Responsibility of

High St Methodist Trustees

Reference

Maidenhead Advertiser, 12 February 1919

Reference

Minutes of Holyport Wesleyan Trustess, 10 November 1961. D/N8 7/1 Berks County Record Office

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