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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Macclesfield
Town
Macclesfield
County
Cheshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
12998

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Current location

Closed as a Church in 1986
Brunswick House- the former Brunswick Wesleyan Methodist Church
Chapel Street
Macclesfield
Macclesfield
Cheshire
SK11 6TA
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 91895 72984
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Stained glass window with the names on a (now lost) Plaque
Inscription
THIS WINDOW WAS PLACED HERE/ IN LOVING AND UNDYING MEMORY OF THE/ MEN OF THIS CHURCH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE CAUSE OF FREEDOM AND JUSTICE/ DURING THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919/ (Names) The names details were: 1915 Sept. Private JOHN TURNER of 9 Cheshires 1916 Oct. Private ERNEST DAVIES 13 Cheshires 1917 Feby. Private WILLIAM HAMMOND M.T.A.S.C. 1917 Feby. Private ARTHUR SCRAGG 3 Cheshires 1917 Mar. Private FRED HALL 1/7 Cheshires 1917 April Private H TAYLOR (missing) 1 North’bld Fs. 1917 April Private F NEWTON (missing) 1 North’bld Fs. 1917 July Private JOHN WORRALL 6 E Lancs Reg. 1917 Sept. Private JOHN CROWDER 9 Lancs Fslrs. 1917 Oct. Private HERBERT TAYLOR 1 Cheshires 1917 Nov. Gunner JAMES ROSE M.G.C. 1918 Mar. 2 Lieut. HAROLD DAVENPORT R.G.A. 1918 Mar. L/Cpl. JAMES L. DAVENPORT 2/5 N. Staffords. 1918 Apr. Private WILLIAM DAVENPORT 9 S. Lancs Reg. 1918 Apr. Private DAN ROSE 1/4 S. Lancs Reg. 1918 May Private FRED NEILD 1 Cheshires 1918 Aug. L/Cpl. HARRY NEILD 1/7 Cheshires 1918 Nov. Driver HAROLD THOMPSTONE M.T.S. 1918 Oct. Lieut. ROBERT MEEK 5 W. Indian Reg.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Crowder, John
Davenport, Harold
Davenport, James L
Davenport, William
Davies, Ernest
Hall, Fred
Hammond, William
Meek, Robert
Neild, Fred
Neild, Harry
See details for all 19 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 15
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 15
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, date of death, regiment
    Order of information: date of death
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Unknown
Listing information
Condition
History
RETENTION OF THE WINDOW WAS A CONDITION OF SALE- but the plaque was somehow lost.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other

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