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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Chester
Town
Chester
County
Cheshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13063
Current location

St Peter's Church
The Cross
Chester
Chester
Cheshire
CH1 2HG
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 40517 66298
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A four light window, each light containing a named saint. The saints are Joshua (Courage), St Paul (Endurance), St Stephen (Sacrifice), and David (Victory).
Inscription
Tablet: TO THE GLORY OF GOD THIS WINDOW COMMEMORATES THESE MEN/ WHO DIED FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR OF 1914 - 1919/ (Names) In the glass: GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bonner, Walter
Box, Charles
Butler, Albert Edward
Chadwick, Enock
Chadwick, James
Cross, William
D'arcy, Joseph
Davies, George Richard
Davies, Hugh Frederic
Dobie, William Murray
See details for all 56 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 56
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 56
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, forename, rank.
    Order of information: Rank, surname.
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Cheshire Observer - Saturday 15 November 1919 ST. PETER'S WAR MEMORIAL Meeting to decide on war memorial. Mural tablet with the names of the fallen (about sixty) and a stained glass window on the South side of the church.
  • Cheshire Observer - Saturday 14 August 1920 A drawing of the design to be shown to the committee. Revised estimate of from £200 to £220

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