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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Vale Royal
Town
Lostock Gralam
County
Cheshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), First World War (1914-1918), Palestine (1918-1948)
Maker
S WELSBY (WIDNES) (Mason)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 24th January 1920
    Attended by: Bishop of Chester
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2139
Current location

Churchyard
St John The Evangelist Church
Station Rd
Lostock Gralam
Vale Royal
Cheshire
CW9 7PS
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 69187 74783
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Celtic
Inscription
TO GODS GREAT LOVE WE COMMIT/ THE SOULS OF OUR GLORIOUS DEAD/ WHO FROM THIS PARISH GAVE THEIR/ LIVES FOR US IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1919/ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN/ (NAMES)/ ALSO THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR/ LIVES IN THE WORLD WAR/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adamson, J
Ainsworth, W
Ashley, E
Bannister, E S
Bladon, J
Bowyer, H
Bowyer, J
Bramhall, J H
Buckley, J W
Carter, C
See details for all 68 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 13
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Rank, Regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 68
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 68
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Palestine (1918-1948)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Rank, Regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 1700mm, height 3700mm, width 1800mm
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • Lostock Gralam Parish Council Meeting minutes and a Public Meeting PosterJanuary 1919

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