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Memorial details

Memorial type
Park / Sports field
District
Warrington
Town
Padgate
County
Cheshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1920
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
18221
Current location

MEMORIAL PARK
Blackbrook Av
Padgate
Warrington
Cheshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 630 900
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Recreation ground with tall obelisk surmounted by orb and standing on five stepped base. Bronze wreath and swags of leaves around the plinth.
Inscription
6 O'CLOCK FACE: TO THE HONOUR/ OF THE MEN OF/ THIS PARISH WHO/ GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE SERVICE OF/ KING AND COUNTRY/ DURING THE WAR/ 1914 - 1919/ ALSO/ TO THOSE WHO MADE THE/ SUPREME SACRIFICE/ 1939 - 1945/ 9 O'CLOCK FACE: (NAMES) 12 O'CLOCK FACE: THIS/ RECREATION GROUND/ WAS GIVEN BY/ WILLIAM BENNETT/ TO HIS NATIVE VILLAGE/ IN THE YEAR 1919/ TO COMMEMORATE/ THE GREAT PEACE/ (NAMES) 3 O'CLOCK FACE: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bate, Richard
Birchall, Joseph
Boyle, James
Brereton, Charles
Brimelow, Horace
Brough, George
Cooper, Frank
Glynne, Simon
Hayes, William
Higham, Herbert
See details for all 20 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 19
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 19
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 16
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 16
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Responsibility
WARRINGTON METROPOLITAN BOROUGH COUNCIL

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