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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Font or font cover
District
Wirral
Town
Hoylake
County
Merseyside
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2515
Current location

St Lukes Methodist Church
Market Street
Hoylake
Wirral
Merseyside
CH47 2BF
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 21761 89043
Denomination: Methodist

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Description
Brass plaque fixed at the base of the font, and carved inscription around the top rim of the font.
Inscription
(Carving at top of font): TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF HENRY WILLIAM HOWELL COLLETT (Plaque): PRESENTED TO THE TRUSTEES OF THIS CHURCH BY HIS PARENTS AND / BROTHERS. IN GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE OF A NOBLE LIFE LAID DOWN / IN BATTLE ON JULY 30TH 1916. HIS SIMPLE FAITH IN JESUS CHRIST / HEROISM IN SERVICE, CHEERFULNESS IN FACE OF DANGER, TOGETHER / WITH HIS VICARIOUS DEATH ARE A PRECIOUS HERITAGE. AND BY / THESE "HE BEING DEAD YET SPEAKETH". HEBREWS XI. CHAP. 4.V.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Collett, Henry William Howell
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, middle name, surname, date of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Font
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private

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