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Memorial details

Memorial type
Battlefield cross or marker
District
Sefton
Town
Formby
County
Merseyside
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
15414
Current location

St Peters Church
Green Lane
Formby
Sefton
Merseyside
L37 7DL
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 299 082
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Battlefield cross with inscription on tablet below.
Inscription
IN/ MEMORY OF/ THE/ FOLLOWING/ OFFICERS/ OF THE 12TH/ KINGS WHO/ GAVE THEIR LIVES/ NEAR THIS SPOT/ SEPT 3RD/ TO/ OCT 7TH/ 1916/ RIP/ (NAMES)/ THIS CROSS WAS/ ERECTED OCT 1916, IN/ GINCHY ADVANCED/ DRESSING STATION/CEMETERY BY/ BROTHER OFFICERS/ OF THE 12TH KING'S/ AND WAS REMOVED/ TO THIS SPOT BY/ THE RELATIVES OF/ THE ABOVE NAMED
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Corish, T P
Davison, R
Dunn, H
Edwards, H
Hutchings, K L
Smethurst, J
Thompson, A E
Thompson, G E
See details for all 8 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Battlefield Cross or Marker
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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