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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Sefton
Town
Sefton Village
County
Merseyside
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
15747

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Current location

at the junction of Bridges Lane and Brickwall Lane opposite Sefton village Parish church
Brickwall Lane
Sefton Village
Sefton
Merseyside
L29 7AF
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 35644 01246
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Small figure of Christ under a canopy, set on a tapering shaft, small square plinth, and four octagonal steps. There are new tablets on the four faces of the plinth with the inscription and names in white lettering.
Inscription
3o'clock face: ROLL OF HONOUR/ GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919./(Names)/ INSCRIBED BY/ SEFTON PARISH COUNCIL 2011. 9o'clock face: ROLL OF HONOUR 1939 - 1945/ (Names)/ INSCRIBED BY/ SEFTON PARISH COUNCIL 2011. 6 o'clock face: To commemorate the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II/1952-2012/They shall not grow old, as we who are left grow old:/Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn,/At the going down of the sun, and in the morning/We will remember them"/Laurence Binyon/erected by Sefton Parish Council February 2012
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Almond, Arthur
Appleby, Eric
Armstrong, Richard
Arnold, Charles
Berry, F
Boyd, W N
Bridge, E
Brodbelt, Guy
Brough, L B
Cropper, Joseph
See details for all 51 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 26
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 26
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname THEN forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 25
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 25
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Slate
Listing information
  • WAR MEMORIAL OPPOSITE ST HELEN'S CHURCH
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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