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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross - Commonwealth War Graves Commission
District
Wirral
Town
Claughton
County
Merseyside
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Sir Reginald Blomfield RA
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 21st November 1926
    Attended by: EARL (17TH) OF DERBY
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1252
Current location

Flaybrick Cemetery
Bidston St
Claughton
Wirral
Merseyside
CH41 0EG
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 29399 89408
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
CWGC cross on one hexagonal step and plinth plus three stones of remembrance placed within different areas of the cemetery
Inscription
CROSS: TO THE/ HONOURED MEMORY/ OF THOSE SAILORS/ AND SOLDIERS WHO/ GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918 AND WHO/ LIE BURIED IN/ THIS CEMETERY/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE STONE ONE AND THREE: THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE/ (NAMES) STONE TWO: (NAMES)/ THEIR NAME/ LIVETH FOR/ EVERMORE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ashby, F
Aspinall, G
Ballard, T W
Barrow, H
Barrow, H
Bennett, E
Billington, E
Bird, W
Boy, F Ashby
Boy, W Horrocks
See details for all 102 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 81
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 81
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,age of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Cornish
  • Detail
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Stone of remembrance
    Measurements: height 1700MM, width 950MM
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
CWGC

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