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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Wrexham
Town
Rossett
County
Clwyd
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13486
Current location

IN THE CHURCHYARD
Christ Church
Chester Road
Rossett
Wrexham
Clwyd
LL12 0GE
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SJ 365 571
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
THREE-STEPPED BASE SURMOUNTED BY PLINTH AND TAPERED GOTHIC COLUMN WITH CROSS ON THE TOP. BRONZE PLAQUES ON THE SIDE OF THE PLINTH. METAL FLOWER CONTAINER ON THE TOP STEP
Inscription
TOP PLAQUE, EAST: TO THE / GLORY OF GOD / WHO GRANTED THE / VICTORY AND IN / MEMORY OF THE / MEN OF THIS PARISH / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES / IN THE GREAT WAR / 1914-18 TOP PLAQUE, NORTH, SOUTH AND WEST: (NAMES) BOTTOM PLAQUE, EAST: ALSO TO THE / MEMORY OF / THOSE WHO FELL IN / THE SECOND WORLD / WAR 1939-1945 BOTTOM PLAQUE, NORTH, SOUTH AND WEST: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ackerley, John Henry
Bennion, Thomas
Clays, Albert
Crew, John William
Crump, John Henry
Davies, Thomas John
Ellis, Samuel Percy
Griffiths, John
Hack, John
Hughes, William
See details for all 24 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 24
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 24
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 17
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 17
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection
  • Wrexham Leader, 28 February 1986

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