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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cenotaph
District
Congleton
Town
Middlewich
County
Cheshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), First World War (1914-1918), Korean War (1950-1953)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1992
Current location

At the junction with St Michael's Way and The Bull Ring
in front of church and behind amphitheatre seating area.
Wheelock Street
Middlewich
Congleton
Cheshire
CW10 9AW
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 70357 66267
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Tapered, carved cenotaph set on inscribed, rectangular base.
Inscription
Front face: 1914-1918/1939-1945/ Through all Eternity their Names shall Bide/ Enshrined as Heroes who for Empire Died (C.F.L)/ 1914-1918/ Names North face: Upper panel: Korea/ 1950-1953/ 1 name Lower panel: Died as a result/ of the Great War/ 14 names South face: 1939 - 1945/ Names
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ankers, W
Arrowsmith, J
Arrowsmith, T
Bailey, C
Bailey, D
Baker, A
Barnard, H
Barnes, A
Benstead, F N
Bolt, W H
See details for all 137 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 42
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 42
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname
    Order of information: Alphabetical
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 102
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 102
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname
    Order of information: Alphabetical
  • Korean War (1950-1953)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, name, medal
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cenotaph
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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© WMR-1992

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