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Memorial details

Memorial type
Chapel or Church: Restoration or extension
District
Wrexham
Town
Gresford
County
Clwyd
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
SIR THOMAS GRAHAM JACKSON BART, R.A.
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 1920
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13484
Current location

The north porch.
All Saints Church
The Green
Gresford
Wrexham
Clwyd
LL12
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SJ 350 540
Denomination: Church in Wales

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Description
Portland stone church porch incorporating a sculpture above the doorway, and tablets on each side. The sculpture depicts St George with a spear, slaying the dragon which lies on its back. Gilded inscriptions are on a blue ground.
Inscription
West tablet: THIS PORCH WAS DEDICATED/ A.D. 1920 TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND/ IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF GRESFORD/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE/ GREAT WAR 1914-1919 AND WHOSE/ NAMES ARE INSCRIBED BELOW East tablet: TO THE HONOURED MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF GRESFORD/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN/ THE SECOND WORLD WAR 1939-1945/ THE LEGION OF THE LIVING SALUTE THE LEGION OF THE DEAD
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barratt, W
Barton, T B
Charles, J
Davies, D
Eddies, J
Evans, A
Evans, R
Evans, W L
Field, W J
Fishbourne, E
See details for all 50 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 50
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 50
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,decorations
    Order of information: surname,rank,regiment,decorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 23
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 23
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,regiment
    Order of information: surname,regiment
Components
  • Porch
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Portland
  • Sculpture
    Measurements: height 600mm
    Materials: Stone - Portland
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 480mm, width 1050mm
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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