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Memorial details

Memorial type
Gate
District
Congleton
Town
Sandbach Heath
County
Cheshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Local ex-servicemen (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: May 1921
    Attended by: Bishop of Chester
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1989
Current location

25
St. John's Church
Church Lane
Sandbach Heath
Congleton
Cheshire
CW11 2LQ
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 77541 61564
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Lychgate with inscribed beam, ornate pierced gates, stone buttresses and inscribed marble tablet.
Inscription
1914 IN MEMORIAM 1918/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF/ [Names]/ OF THIS PARISH WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES IN/ THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ THIS MEMORIAL WAS ERECTED AD 1919
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bailey
Beresford
Fox
Greenwood
Hall
Hall
Lees
Lees
Lewis
Moston
See details for all 22 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 23
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 23
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Rank, surname, regiment
    Order of information: Rank
Components
  • Gate posts
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
  • Gate
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
PCC
Reference
  • St. John's Church, Sandbach Heath - memorials inside church with names of all men who served in First and Second World Wars.
  • St. John's Church, Sandbach Heath - corresponding roll of honour located inside the church.

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