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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Macclesfield
Town
Mobberley
County
Cheshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Percy Wothington (of Manchester), Mills Ltd (of Wimslow)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 27 February 1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
42804
Current location

Outside the boundary wall of St Wilfred's Church
Church Lane
Mobberley
Macclesfield
Cheshire
WA16 7JQ
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 79074 79783
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Large octagonal base surmounted by stepped plinth, tapering shaft and cross. Carved inscription in black painted lettering goes across three of the front faces. Behind the cross is placed a low block wall with the names of the dead carved on it.
Inscription
Base of cross: IN REMEMBRANCE OF THE MEN OF MOBBERLEY WHO GAVE THIER LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919/ 1939 - 1945 Wall, left and right hand sides: (Names)/ 1914 - 1919 Wall, centre section: (Names)/ 1939 - 1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Acton, Charles
Aldcroft, Herbert
Bailey, James
Bailey, John
Bailey, Vernon
Barber, James R
Barrow, Joseph
Bayley, Lionel
Bracegirdle, Gilbert J
Brereton, Raymond
See details for all 49 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 39
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 39
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 10
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Wall
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
2010: Some staining and lichen on the wall due to proximity of two large yews
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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