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Memorial details

Memorial type
Serviceman / Servicewoman
District
Congleton
Town
Alsager
County
Cheshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 19 June 1920
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
  • Dedicated
    Date: 19 June 1920
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
42742
Current location

BETWEEN ASHMORES LA AND SANDBACH RD SOUTH
Ashmores La
Alsager
Congleton
Cheshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 798 554
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
FIGURE OF FIRST WORLD WAR SERVICEMAN IN FULL UNIFORM AND PUTTEES CARRYING RIFLE AND BAYONET. FIGURE SURMOUNTS STONE COLUMN. COLUMN BEARS NAMES AND INSCRIPTION IN INCISED BLACK LETTERING. STEPPED STONE BASE. METAL PLAQUE OF TOWN ARMS ON SECOND WORLD WAR TABLET.
Inscription
IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF/ THE ALSAGER MEN/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1919/ (Names)/ THEY LOVED NOT THEIR LIVES/ UNTO THE DEATH/ (Names) ALSO IN GRATEFUL MEMORY/ OF THE ALSAGER MEN/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ IN THE WORLD WAR/ 1939-1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allman, S L
Bostock, W
Cartwright, T
Challinor, F C
Dale, H G
Davies, A T
Davies, I W
Dickinson, R
Ellis, A
Glover, F
See details for all 41 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 41
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 41
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,decorations
    Order of information: rank
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Column
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Memorial
    Measurements: depth C 2000 MM, height C 4000 MM, width C 2000 MM
    Materials: Stone
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
  • Alsager War Memorial
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
History
2011: Bayonet has been either damaged or stolen on approximately three occasions. The current bayonet is a replacement. 2014: Bayoet replaced and memorial cleaned.
Costs

Site: Donated by local landowner, Dr Crutchley.

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • War Memorials Trust Bulletin No.61 pp.1, 10 (May 2014) Published:War Memorials Trust London In 2014 WMT offered a grant of £2,130 towards repairs to the memorial, described and illustrated here.
  • War Memorials Trust WM 6400

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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