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Memorial details

Memorial type
Gate
District
Vale Royal
Town
Lower Whitley
County
Cheshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MR POWLES (Architect)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: unknown
    Attended by: Sir Gilbert Greenhall Bart
  • Dedicated
    Date: unknown
    Attended by: Rev H Gray of Stretton North Warrington
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2151
Current location

St Lukes Church
Lower Whitley
Vale Royal
Cheshire
WA4 4EL
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 61354 78830
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Lynch gate with printed list and inscription in wooded frame with protecting glass.
Inscription
THIS LYCH GATE IS ERECTED/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN LOVING AND GRATEFUL/ REMEMBRANCE OF/ (NAMES)/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ AD 1914 - 1919
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Berry, Jeremiah
Lawson, Ernest
Lawson, James
Madely, John
Owen, Ernest
Short, Henry
Trampleasure, William
Weir, Frank
See details for all 8 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Gate
    Measurements: depth 2400MM, height 5450MM, width 2100MM
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Memorial: £300 RAISED

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
2008: Plans to add another name to the memorial.
Reference
  • 614789, Lower Whitley, St Luke. Page 147

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