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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Wirral
Town
Moreton
County
Merseyside
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
ROYAL BRITISH LEGION MEMBERS (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 1st November 1926
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11th November 1926
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1280
Current location

Roadside Adjacent to RBL Building
17
Pasture Road
Moreton
Wirral
Merseyside
CH46 7TG
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 26123 90139
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Upton Road
    Moreton
    Wirral
    Merseyside
    CH46 0SQ
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SJ 26350 89325
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Celtic cross set on a stepped base and surrounded by wrought iron railings. Three plaques are attached to the shaft of the cross with the dedication and names in white lettering.
Inscription
ERECTED IN MEMORY/OF THE MEN WHO/GAVE THEIR LIVES/IN THE GREAT WAR/1914-1918/ALSO THE MEN WHO/GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE/GREAT WAR 1939-1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Baird, A G
Barclay, E C
Borrowman, R
Bostock, H
Bowman, A
Clark, F S
Davies, E
Ennion, G E
Evans, J
French, J W
See details for all 25 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 25
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 25
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname,regiment
    Order of information: Surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 81
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 81
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 300mm, height 2745mm, width 1220mm
    Materials: Concrete
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Site: 250

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private

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