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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Macclesfield
Town
Eaton
County
Cheshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
42789
Current location

CHRIST CHURCH
Eaton
Macclesfield
Cheshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 870 655
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
SQUARE BASE SURMOUNTED BY TAPERING PLINTH, TAPERING SHAFT AND CROSS. INSCRIPTION CARVED ONTO TWO SIDES OF THE PLINTH
Inscription
6 O'CLOCK FACE: ERECTED/ IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF/ (NAMES)/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918 9 O'CLOCK FACE: 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Antrobus, Cecil H
Antrobus, Charles A
Arrowsmith, James
Lilley, John
Martin, Frederick
Oliver, Samuel
See details for all 6 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: forename
    Order of information: forename
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 660MM, height 2520MM, width 810MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • THE SHREWSBURY CHRONICLE by N/A 14 JAN 1921 Source: Media Library Published:N/A SHREWSBURY

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