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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Vale Royal
Town
Winsford
County
Cheshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Mr. R.F. Plumbley of Winsfod (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 15 Nov 1919
    Attended by: Mrs. R.G. Barton, wife of Urban Council Chairman
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
10036
Current location

Wesley Court
Wharton Rd
Winsford
Vale Royal
Cheshire
CW7 3AH
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 65841 66468
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Runic Cross on square pillar, four sided plinth and three stepped base. Wreath and Service Dress Cap with badge of the Cheshire Regiment in relief on front face. Lead lettering.
Inscription
Face 6: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/AND TO THE MEMORY OF/THE BRAVE MEN WHO DIED,/AND WITH GRATITUDE/TO ALL WHO SERVED IN/THE GREAT WAR, 1914 -1919/DIED IN SERVICE OF KING & COUNTRY.(NAMES)/"GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN/THAN THIS, THAT A MAN LAY DOWN/IS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS". Face 3: MEN WHO SERVED AND SUFFERED/FOR KING AND COUNTRY.
Inscription legible?
no
Names on memorial
Acton, Thomas
Acton, Walter
Adams, Henry
Albiston, Ernest
Astles, Cliffore
Astles, James
Atherton, Harry
Atherton, James
Atherton, John Y
Atherton, Laban
See details for all 288 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 286
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 286
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, forename, initial, relationship
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: depth 1520 mm, height 4270 mm, width 1520 mm
    Materials: Stone - Blue Pennant
Listing information
Condition
History
Some letters removed
Costs

Site: £150

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Vale Royal Borough Council

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