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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Ellesmere Port
Town
Ellesmere Port
County
Cheshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Mersey Iron Works (Founder / Foundry)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
42776
Current location

Rear gardens
Royal British Legion Social Club
Stanney Ln
Ellesmere Port
Ellesmere Port
Cheshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 410 750
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Mersey Iron Works
    Ellesmere Port
    Ellesmere Port
    Cheshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Nowy headed plaque with raised inscription. Inscription flanked by two corinthian pilasters and surmounted by relief of palms and shield. Lower inscription flanked by raised laurels. Mounted on a brick base.
Inscription
Pediment: PRO/ PATRIA BELOW ARE RECORDED THE NAMES/ OF THOSE WORKERS AT THE MERSEY/ IRON WORKS ELLESMERE PORT/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ (Names)/ 1914 "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS/ THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS" 1918/ ST JOHN XV
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adey, Frederick
Adus, Alfred
Burrows, William
Cattermole, Francis B
Cavenney, William
Cobbe, Arthur Francis
Cooper, Thomas
Corns, Edward
Dacey, John
Davies, Thomas
See details for all 64 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 64
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 64
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 915mm
    Materials: Undefined
  • Base
    Measurements: height c1830mm, width c915mm
    Materials: Brick
Listing information
Condition
History
2012: The Royal British Legion club is to be demolished. The War Memorials Trust has been contacted for advice on protecting the memorial for the future.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Corporate
Reference

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