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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Wirral
Town
Prenton
County
Merseyside
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony

  • Date: Friday 6th August 1920
    Attended by: Sir H.de B. de Lisle KCB, KCMG, DSO
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2318
Current location

Garden at Junction of Prenton Lane
71
Osmaston Road
Prenton
Wirral
Merseyside
CH43 0RD
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 30626 86186
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Cross on large octagonal plinth with decorative stonework. Names around plinth
Inscription
TABLET 1: IN HONOUR/ OF/ THE MEN OF/ THIS/ PARISH/ WHO SERVED/ IN/ THE GREAT EUROPEAN WAR 1914-1919 TABLET 2: DIED FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ (NAMES) TABLETS 3-6: SERVED ABROAD/ (NAMES) TABLET 7: (NAMES)/ SERVED AT HOME (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, J
Adams, W
Allan, G W
Allan, T H
Ashcroft, E
Ashcroft, G
Ashton, H
Barton, A F
Bell, G R
Bell, T R
See details for all 192 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 202
    Served and returned: 168
    Died: 34
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, Rank, Regiment, Decorations
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 3600mm, height 8100mm, width 3600mm
    Materials: Stone - Yorkshire
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Slate
Listing information
  • Prenton 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Birkenhead News, Saturday 7th August 1920

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