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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Vale Royal
Town
Winsford
County
Cheshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unknown
    Date: 1987
    Attended by: Unknown
  • Undefined
    Date: 18 August, 1992
    Attended by: Mr. T. Fradley, Cheshire Regiment Assoc.
  • Undefined
    Date: 18 August 1992
    Attended by: Rev. E. Curliss, members of Royal British Legion.
  • Unveiled
    Date: 18 September 1920
    Attended by: Colonel Sir George Dixon, BART.
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
10035
Current location

In shopping centre along with another war memorial
Shopping Centre
Fountain Court
Winsford
Vale Royal
Cheshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 64753 66189
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • INFANT SCHOOL
    High Street
    Winsford
    Vale Royal
    Cheshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Square stone obelish. Around top is a slight protruding section with each face having a cross incised in the centre, surrounded by a carved wreath. Whole is set on three-stepped plinth on two-stepped base. Three faces have a panel containing names of dead. There is also a panel on three sides of the base of the plinth. Whole is surrounded by chain link fence.
Inscription
Face 6: THIS MEMORIAL WAS UNVEILED BY/COLONEL SIRE GEORGE DIXON, BART/ON THE 18TH SEPTEMBER 1920/IN THE PRESENCE OF/COUNCILLOR R.G. BARTON J.P./CHAIRMAN WINSFORD URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL/AND COUNCILLOR W.J.PARKER, VICE CHAIRMAN/JOHN HENRY COOKE, CLERK./(NAMES). Bottom panel: FREEDOM. Face 3: (NAMES)/HONOUR Face 9: (NAMES)/ PEACE. Face 12: (NAMES)/ LIBERTY
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Acton, Thomas
Albiston, Ernest
Ashley, Ernest
Astles, Clifford
Astles, Fred
Astles, Harry
Astles, John
Astles, Samuel
Atherton, Laban
Baker, Alfred
See details for all 224 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 225
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 225
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, forename, rank
    Order of information: Surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 81
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 81
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, forename, rank
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: depth 2300 mm, height 5180 mm, width 2300 mm
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
New names added and rededicated in 1987.
Costs

Site: c. £700

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
Winsford Town Council

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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