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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Wirral
Town
Thornton Hough
County
Merseyside
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MR JAMES L SIMPSON
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 23rd April 1921
    Attended by: LORD LEVERHULME
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1268
Current location

Adjacent to St George's URC Churchyard
Junction Of St Georges Way And Thornton Common Rd
Thornton Hough
Wirral
Merseyside
CH63 1JlL
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 30508 80981
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Celtic cross on tall slim shaft. Small inscription plaque on shaft.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/AND IN GRATEFUL/MEMORY OF THE MEN/OF THIS PARISH WHO/LAID DOWN THEIR/LIVES IN THE GREAT/WAR 1914-1918/(Names...)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anderson, James Edward
Ankers, John
Bethell, Albert Henry
Brassey, Richard Joseph
Brewin, Harold
Cottrell, Peter Ernest
Evans, John Richard
Fernie, Roy Mackenzie
Hackney, Charles Henry
Hall, Henry Victor
See details for all 17 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 17
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 17
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forenames, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 4000mm
    Materials: Stone - Darley Dale
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 450mm, width 100mm
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Details: Numerous individual donations, primarily from townspeople of Thornton Hough and Brimstage.
Reference

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