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Memorial details

Memorial type
Gate
District
Warrington
Town
Burtonwood
County
Cheshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
CAPTAIN FREDERICK JARDINE BARNISH (Designer)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 07th May 1921
    Attended by: Bishop of Liverpool
  • Dedicated
    Date: 07th May 1921
    Attended by: Bishop of Liverpool
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
42861
Current location

ST MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS CHURCH
Chapel La
Burtonwood
Warrington
Cheshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 565 928
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Lychgate with two dedicatory stone tablets on either side of the gate. Coloured foliate tiles are framed around the tablets. Wreath in relief above left hand tablet and Latin Cross in relief above right hand tablet.
Inscription
Left Tablet: QUI MERUIT/ FERAT/ REMEMBER/ (Names)/ "SONS OF THIS PLACE,/ LET THIS OF YOU BE SAID,/ THAT YOU WHO LIVE/ ARE WORTHY OF YOUR DEAD./ THESE GAVE THEIR LIVES./ REAP A RICHER HARVEST/ ERE YOU FALL ASLEEP" Right Tablet: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN GRATEFUL/ REMEMBRANCE OF/ THE MEN OF THIS PARISH/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE SERVICE OF THEIR/ COUNTRY DURING THE WAR/ 1914 - 1919/ AND/ 1939 -1945/ ETERNAL REST GRANT/ THEM O LORD,/ AND LET PERPETUAL/ LIGHT SHINE UPON THEM./ AMEN/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Almond, Alfred
Baddeley, Harold
Baxter, John William
Brierley, William
Conway, William
Dalton, Joseph
Dingsdale, James
Ditchfield, Edward
Duxbury, Thomas
Fairclough, John Ernest
See details for all 39 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 30
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 30
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forename
    Order of information: forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forename
    Order of information: forename
Components
  • Gate
    Measurements: height C 3000MM, width C 2000MM
    Materials: Brick
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
PARISH COUNCIL

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