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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Wirral
Town
Neston
County
Merseyside
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Falklands Conflict (1982), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MESSRS WILLIAMS AND GAMON, BERNARD RICE, HERBERT TYSON SMITH
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1920
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2572
Current location

St Mary & St Helen Church
High Street
Neston
Wirral
Merseyside
CH64 9UJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 29152 77447
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Double window with WW1 slate plaques either side: inscription on slate tablet below window. WW2 and Falklands memorials on wood paneling. Two light windows; left: kneeling soldier with helmet in front of St Michael; right: kneeling soldier with bandaged head in front of St George.
Inscription
(WW1 WINDOW): TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN IMPERISHABLE MEMORY OF THE MEN FROM THIS PARISH/ WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ "DEATH IS SWALLOWED UP IN VICTORY" (WW2 PANEL): TO THE/ GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF THE/ MEN AND WOMEN/ OF THIS PARISH/ WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1939-1945/(Names)/ "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS, THAT/ A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS" (FALKLANDS PANEL): FALKLANDS 1982/ (Name)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anderson, J
Anderson, W
Anyon, G
Ashworth, G
Baker, C J
Ballantyne
Bartley, A
Bell, T
Berry, Arthur
Blake, R
See details for all 110 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 92
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 92
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, rank, decorations, forenames
    Order of information: Surname
  • Falklands Conflict (1982)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, rank, forenames
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 61
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 61
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank, forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Panelling
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Slate
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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