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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Wirral
Town
West Kirby
County
Merseyside
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1275
Current location

St Bridget's Church
Church Road
West Kirby
Wirral
Merseyside
CH48 7HL
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 21826 86410
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Very ornate marble tablet , elaborate marble border.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/AND IN THANKFUL MEMORY/OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH/WHO AT THE CALL OF DUTY/SERVED IN THE GREAT WAR/1914-1919/AND LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES/FOR KING AND COUNTRYIN/THE CAUSE OF FREEDOM/AND RIGHT/ETERNAL REST O LORD/GRANT UNTO THEM &/LET LIGHT PERPETUAL/SHINE UPON THEM
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aitken, John
Allen, George Wordsworth
Andrews, William James
Apsimon, Arthur Tryweryn
Atherton, Francis Wright
Barlow, Septimus
Barnes, Samuel Frank
Bell, Wilson
Benyon, Charles
Blackburn, Eric
See details for all 130 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 130
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 130
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 1200MM, width 1800MM
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • John BrownBill- West Kirby and Hilbre : a Parochial History.

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