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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Vale Royal
Town
Whitegate
County
Cheshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
10042

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Current location

St. Mary's
Whitegate Lane
Whitegate
Vale Royal
Cheshire
CW8 2BH
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 62897 69348
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Latin Cross on octagonal plinth and three-stepped base with inscriptions inset on all faces of plinth.
Inscription
Face 6: +/TO THE GLORY/ OF GOD/ AND IN UNDYING MEMORY/ OF THE BRAVE MEN/ OF THIS PARISH/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR/ KING AND COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR OF/ 1914 - 1919/ Face 9A: IN/ GLORY/EVERLASTING. Face 12A: / MAKE THEM/ TO BE/ NUMBERED/ WITH THY SAINTS/ IN GLORY EVERLASTING/ (Names...)/ 1939 - 1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Astles, Samuel
Briscoe, John
Buckley, John W
Burrows, Reuben
Butler, George
Davies, William
Ellison, Arthur
Foster, George
Gibson, Samuel
Gordon, Bruce
See details for all 25 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 31
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 31
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forename, surname, regiment
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forename, surname, regiment
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 5490 mm, height 4270 mm, width 5490 mm
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
St. Mary's Church

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