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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Congleton
Town
Alsager
County
Cheshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
42730
Current location

WESLEY PLACE METHODIST CHURCH
Lawton Rd
Alsager
Congleton
Cheshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 799 555
Denomination: Methodist

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Description
WALL-MOUNTED BRASS PLAQUE WITH WOODEN MOUNT. BLACK AND RED INCISED LETTERING. ETCHED BORDER OF LEAVES.
Inscription
ERECTED TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND/ IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS/ CHURCH AND SUNDAY SCHOOL WHO SERVED IN THE/ GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ THE FOLLOWING LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES/ (NAMES)/ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS/ THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Challinor, Frederick Charles
Davies, John Wesley
Greenwood, Frank
Jackson, Walter Amos
Savory, Charles Henry Reginald
See details for all 5 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 560 MM, width 760 MM
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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