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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Congleton
Town
Congleton
County
Cheshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
42844
Current location

ST PETERS CHURCH
Chapel St
Congleton
Congleton
Cheshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 859 627
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
LARGE WALL-MOUNTED WOODEN MEMORIAL. NAMES PAINTED IN GILT. CENTRAL PANEL DISPLAYS CARVED WOODEN WREATH, WITH BATTLE FIELDS NAMED IN CENTRE. FOUR WOODEN COLUMNS STAND PROUD OF MEMORIAL.
Inscription
(LEFT PANEL): (NAMES) (CENTRAL PANEL): (WITHIN CARVED WREATH): MONS/ MARNE, SOMME/ DARDENELLES,/ JERUSALEM, GAZA,/ BAGHDAD, YPRES,/ JUTLAND,/ ZEEBRUGGE (CENTRE BELOW): DEO GLORIA,/ ST PETER'S PARISH,/ ERECTED TO THE MEMORY/ OF THE ABOVE MEN WHO/ LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919/ PRO PATRIA (RIGHT PANEL): (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bailey, John
Ball, Walter
Bayley, George
Bayley, William Clare
Bickerton, George
Blease, Emmanuel
Booth, Frank
Bratby, Albert Edward
Bratby, James Frederick
Brough, Arthur
See details for all 80 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 80
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 80
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: depth 200 MM, height 1720 MM, width 1660 MM
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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