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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Wirral
Town
Hoylake
County
Merseyside
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1950

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Current location

At junction of Stanley Road and King's Gap
4
St Hildeburgh Church
Stanley Road
Hoylake
Wirral
Merseyside
CH47 1HW
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 21378 88890
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Grantie celtic cross surmounting inscribed grantie plinth and plain base.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND THE DEAR MEMORY OF THE / MEN OF HOYLAKE / WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR OF 1914-18 / THIS CROSS IS DEDICATED BY / THOSE WHO LOVED THEM/"THEY LEFT ALL THAT WAS DEAR TO THEM; ENDURED / HARDNESS, FACED DANGER, AND FINALLY PASSED / OUT OF SIGHT OF MEN BY THE PATH OF DUTY / AND SELF-SACRIFICE."
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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