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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Wrexham
Town
Bettisfield
County
Clwyd
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 23 October 1919
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
36543

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Current location

St John the Baptist Church
Bettisfield
Wrexham
Clwyd
SY13 2LB
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SJ 46130 36018
Denomination: Church in Wales

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Description
THREE-STEPPED BASE SURMOUNTED BY PLINTH, TAPERING SHAFT AND GABLED CROSS. INSCRIPTION ON METAL PLAQUES ON TWO SIDES OF THE BASE
Inscription
SIDE ONE: TO/ THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND/ IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THESE MEN/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR US/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919./ (NAMES) SIDE TWO: DEDICATED/ 23 OCT. 1919./ 1939 - 1945/ LESLIE HINTON STOKES/ AUGUST 25TH 1944
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Beckett, William
Crump, John William
Hallmark, Herbert
Harper, Ernest George
Kelsall, John Ernest
Langford, Walter
Maddox, Walter
Roberts, F Leslie Barry
Smith, Joseph Henry
Speakman, Edwin
See details for all 10 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 10
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: year died,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 2440MM, height 5000MM, width 2440MM
    Materials: Stone
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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