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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Wirral
Town
Thurstaston
County
Merseyside
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1269
Current location

St Bartholomews Church
Church Lane
Thurstaston
Wirral
Merseyside
CH61 0HW
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 24710 84155
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Obelisk on large base and plinth. Carved poppy at bottom of obelisk. Carved stone scroll with names.
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY OF THOSE WHO FELL IN THE GREAT W AR 1914-1918/(NAMES)/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE AND THOSE WHO FELL IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR 1939-1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Atkiss, Frank
Baker, Thomas
Bentley, Harry R.
Carr, Fred
Carr, Wilfred
Christie, Robert
Fairbanks, Charles
Fairclough, Cyrill
Griffiths, Alan John
Jones, Thomas Derek
See details for all 19 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,decorations
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 13
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: depth 1200MM, height 3000MM, width 1200MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Thurstaston War Memorial
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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