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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Pulpit or pulpit part
District
Wirral
Town
Claughton
County
Merseyside
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2287

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Current location

Christ Church
Christchurch Road
Claughton
Wirral
Merseyside
CH43 5RW
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 30915 87872
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Heavily carved pulpit bearing figures of Officers in Service Dress and the Crucifixion. Carved panels bear the oak leaf sprig of the Cheshire Regiment at each corner while the other similarly bears the Yorkshire Rose of the Yorkshire Regiment
Inscription
IN LOVING &/ AFFECTIONATE MEMORY OF/ CAPTAIN RICHARD/ FRANCIS WOLSTENHOLME/ 15TH BATT/ CHESHIRE REGIMENT/ KILLED IN ACTION AT ARRAS/ 28TH NOV 1916/ AGED 22/ ERECTED TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND TO THEIR DEAR MEMORY BY/ THEIR PARENTS RICHARD MELLOR AND FRANCIS WOLSTENHOLME. ALSO OF/LIEUT.GEORGE MELLOR/ WOLSTENHOLME, M/C./ 9TH BATT:YORKSHIRE REGIMENT/ KILLED IN ACTION AT/BEAUREVOIR, FRANCE,/5TH OCT. 1918./ AGED 21.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Wolstenholme, George Mellor
Wolstenholme, Richard Francis
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, regiment, surname, place of death, forenames, manner of death, age, relationships, decorations
    Order of information: date of death
Components
  • Pulpit
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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