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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Congleton
Town
Congleton
County
Cheshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
42774
Current location

ST STEPHENS CHURCH
Brook St
Congleton
Congleton
Cheshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 863 632
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
LARGE, WALL-MOUNTED WOODEN BOARD. THREE MAIN PANELS. OUTER PANELS HAVE PAINTED NAMES. CENTRAL PANEL WITH WW2 NAMES HAS INCISED INSCRIPTION AND NAMES. CENTRAL PANEL IS TALLER THAN OUTER PANELS AND BEARS WW1 INSCRIPTION AT TOP. ORNATELY CARVED TRACERY ALONG TOP. COLUMNS AT EITHER SIDE WITH ADDITIONAL CARVING. SMALL CARVED ANGEL AT BASE OF EITHER SIDE OF WW2 CENTRAL PANEL.
Inscription
(TOP CENTRAL PANEL): IN MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF THIS PARISH/ WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ (NAMES) (LEFT PANEL): (WW1 NAMES) (RIGHT PANEL): (WW1 NAMES) (CENTRAL CENTRE PANEL): TO THE MEMORY OF/ THOSE WHO FELL IN THE WAR/ 1939-1945/ (NAMES) (AT BASE):WE GIVE THANKS TO GOD/ ALWAYS FOR YOU ALL
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ball, Arthur
Barker, Percy
Bayley, Ernest
Bayley, Harold
Bayley, W
Boffey, Norman
Brough, Arthur E
Burgess, Howard
Carter, Harry
Carter, James
See details for all 70 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 74
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 74
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: year died,forename
    Order of information: year died
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 30
    Served and returned: 15
    Died: 15
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: year died,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: depth 300 MM, height 1680 MM, width 2130 MM
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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