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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Wrexham
Town
Hanmer
County
Clwyd
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
17882

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Current location

St Chad's Church
Hanmer
Wrexham
Clwyd
SY13 3BJ
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SJ 45461 39734
Denomination: Church in Wales

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Description
STONE CALVARY SURMOUNTS SLENDER STONE COLUMN. COLUMN SURMOUNTS STEPPED STONE BASE WHICH BEARS INSCRIPTION. BASE OF MEMORIAL IS A STONE SEAT SET INTO WALL. MEMORIAL IS ENCLOSED BY A SMALL PAVED AREA AND A CHAIN FENCE WITH WOODEN POSTS.
Inscription
THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND TO THE HONOURED/ MEMORY OF THE MEN OF/ HANMER WHO GAVE THEIR/ LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ (NAMES)/ ALSO TO THE HONOURED /MEMORY OF THOSE WHO/ GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE/ SECOND WORLD WAR/ 1939-1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, Stanley
Breslin, Fred
Breslin, Reuben
Cartwright, Albert
Cartwright, Bertie
Griffiths, Edward
Groom, George
Owen, Philip
Phillips, Arthur
Phillips, Fred
See details for all 12 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname, rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Pillar
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Calvary
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Seat
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Fence/ Railing
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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