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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Crewe And Nantwich
Town
Nantwich
County
Cheshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 25 Sep 1921
    Attended by: LIEUT GENERAL SIR H DE BEAUVOIR DE LISLE KCB KCMG DSO
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2048
Current location

The square
The Square
Nantwich
Crewe And Nantwich
Cheshire
CW5 5DE
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 65168 52344
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Calvary on octagonal column and base. WW2 tablets added to three faces of the base. Includes a VC mounted Paving Stone to 2Lt Stanley Boughey VC, to the rear
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN HONOURED MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF NANTWICH/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, James
Anderson, Joseph
Ankers, Noel
Astles, Alfred
Barlow, Joseph William
Barlow, Tom
Barnes, Albert
Barnes, Charles William
Basford, Edward
Basford, Thomas
See details for all 176 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 175
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 175
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 44
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 44
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height C 2750MM
    Materials: Stone
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
  • Nantwich War Memorial
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
History
RESTORED BY E S ROGERS IN 1969
Costs

Memorial: £925

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
NANTWICH TOWN COUNCIL
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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