St Margarets Church - WW1 And WW2

Our reference
52314
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period

Current location

St Margarets Church,Nantwich Rd, Colmondeley Rd And New Rd,Wrenbury,Crewe And Nantwich,Cheshire,CW12 8EW,England
OS Grid Ref.: SJ 593 477
Denomination: Unknown

Description

Square base surmounted by square tapering plinth, tapering shaft and celtic cross. Inscription incised on tablest set into the two sides of the plinth. A stone flower holder has been placed at the foot of the front face of the cross.

Inscription

Front face: TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY/ OF THOSE FROM THE PARISH OF WRENBURY/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918./ (Names)/ "THE BURYING PLACE OF NOBLE MEN/ IS IN THE HEARTS OF THEIR FRIENDS." 9 o'clock face: PRO PATRIA/1939-1945/ (Names)/ "O VALIANT HEARTS" Flower holder: LEST/ WE/ FORGET

Inscription legible?

Yes

Subject / Period

Second World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial: 8
Served and returned: 0
Died: 8
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname,forename
Order of information: surname,forename

Subject / Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 26
Served and returned: 0
Died: 26
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname,forename
Order of information: surname,forename

Component

Cross
Condition: Good
Measurements: height 2500mm
Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Listed?: No

Component

Tablets
Condition: Good
Measurements: Unknown
Materials: Stone - Gritstone
Listed?: No

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

Parish Council and Church authorities

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