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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
Congleton
Town
Goostrey
County
Cheshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
42842
Current location

ST LUKES CHURCH
Goostrey
Congleton
Cheshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 779 700
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
SMALL FLORIATED WHEEL CROSS ON TAPERING OCTAGONAL SHAFT, PLINTH AND THREE STEPPED BASE. SMALL FIGURE OF ST GEORGE HOLDING SWORD POINT DOWNWARDS OVER DEAD DRAGON SET ON FRONT OF PLINTH, WITH CANOPY.
Inscription
IN PROUD AND/ GRATEFUL MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF THIS/ PARISH WHO FELL/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ THEY DIED THAT WE MIGHT LIVE/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bagnall, Walter
Carter, William
Davies, William
Glazebrook, Philip K
Hamilton, George
Hamilton, Joseph
Hardy, Herbert J
Jervis, Levi
Johnson, Frederick
Newton, Harry
See details for all 16 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 16
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 16
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,decorations
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 2000MM, height 4000MM, width 2000MM
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Listing information
Condition
History
EXTENSIVE BIOLOGICAL GROWTH - MEMORIAL APPEARS GREEN
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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