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Memorial details

Memorial type
Stone of remembrance
District
Crewe And Nantwich
Town
Crewe
County
Cheshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Rededicated
    Date: 5th November 1999
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2667
Current location

Christ Church
Prince Albert Street
Crewe
Crewe And Nantwich
Cheshire
CW1 2DR
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 70639 55611
Denomination: Church of England

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Previous locations
  • Basford Hall Sidings
    Gresty Rd
    Crewe
    Crewe And Nantwich
    Cheshire
    CW2 6FA
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SJ 719 523
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Stele with pediment. Wreath and ribbons in relief on front face.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD,/ AND TO PERPETUATE THE MEMORY/ OF THE FOLLOWING MEN/ FROM THE CREWE TRANSHIP SHED,/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918 (Names) 1939-1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bourne, G H
Brereton, A E
Brown, W
Dentith, E
Dentith, S
Dunn, J
Edgeley, A
Greenwood, C
Harding, C H
Hodkinson, W C
See details for all 20 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 20
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 20
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname
    Order of information: Surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
Possible danger of becoming overgrown (May 1999). Due to be moved to Christ Church, Crewe (August 1999). Refurbished by Co-op funeral services before resiting.
Costs

Comments: Cost of relocation £163;1,500 met by Railtrack and Railway Heritage Trust.

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Corporate
Responsibility
RAILTRACK
Reference
  • Railstaff No.24 (November 1999)

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