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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Chester
Town
Shocklack
County
Cheshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
42835
Current location

ST EDITH OF POLESWORTH CHURCH
Shocklack
Chester
Cheshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 432 503
Denomination: Church of England

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Inscription
JESUS SAID/ "I AM THE RESURRECTION AND/ THE LIFE. "ST JOHN XI.25./ THIS TABLET IS ERECTED BY THE/ PARISHIONERS OF SHOCKLACK/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN/ LOVING AND GRATEFUL MEMORY OF/ THE MEN FROM THIS PARISH WHO/ HAVING NOBLY DONE THEIR DUTY/ FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS, THAT A/ MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FREINDS"/ ST JOHN XV.13./ "THANKS BE TO GOD WHICH GIVETH US THE VICTORY/ THROUGH OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST." 1 COR. XV.57
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barlow, Thomas
Goff, Wm Eardley
Griffiths, George
Griffiths, William
Haynes, Stanley
Hough, Arthur
Hughes, Arthur
Hughes, Thomas
Morgan, Frank Wm
See details for all 9 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: year died,regiment,forename,age of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: depth 50MM, height 1000MM, width 850MM
    Materials: Marble
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Slate
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public

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