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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Wrexham
Town
Bronington
County
Clwyd
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
36546

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Current location

A495
Bronington
Wrexham
Clwyd
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SJ 480 390
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
TWO-STEPPED BASE SURMOUNTED BY SQUARE PLINTH, TAPERING SHAFT AND WHEEL CROSS. INSCRIPTION ON TWO METAL PLAQUES ATTACHED TO THE FRONT FACE OF THE PLINTH AND TOP STEP
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF THIS PARISH/ WHO MADE/ THE SUPREME SACRIFICE/ IN THE GREAT EUROPEAN WAR/ 1914 - 1919/ (NAMES)/ IN THE SIGHT OF THE UNWISE/ THEY DEEMED TO DIE/ BUT THEIR SOULS ARE WITH GOD/ THEY ARE IN PEACE/ ERECTED BY THE PARISHIONERS OF BRONINGTON/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAME)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ankers, William
Barlow, Herbert
Lightfoot, Charles
Parry, Arthur
Starkey, Francis
Williams, Charles
See details for all 6 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 650MM, height 4000MM, width 650MM
    Materials: Stone
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Condition
History
2001: SURFACE OF WW1 PLAQUE WEATHERED BADLY
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public

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