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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Undefined
Town
Undefined
County
Undefined
Country
Undefined
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
39774

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Previous locations
  • Methodist Church
    Broughton
    Alyn And Deeside
    Clwyd
    Wales

    OS Grid Ref: SJ 400 660
    Denomination: Methodist
Description
Rectangular copper plaque with a nowy head set on a wooden backboard. There is a crown above encircled by a wreath with decorative acanthus each side and along the lower edge.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE OF/ (NAMES)/ WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES IN/ THE GREAT EUROPEAN WAR 1914 - 1919/"GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS THAT A MAN/LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Beeby, Alfred
Boote, Harry
Evans, William
Harbridge, Thomas
Long, Walter
Messham, Edgar
Robins, William
Spreckley, Guy L
Whitelegge, Jack
Whitley, Charles
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
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 275MM, width 950MM
    Materials: Copper
Condition
History
2006: The Church has closed, prior to sale. There are local plans to move the memorial to the Broughton Institute.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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