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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Congleton
Town
Sandbach
County
Cheshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
42892

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Current location

Sandbach Methodist Church
Wesley Avenue
Sandbach
Congleton
Cheshire
CW11 1YW
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 75615 60915
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
WALL-MOUNTED MARBLET TABLET ON BLACK SLATE MOUNT. TABLET IS PITCHED AT TOP WITH THE CENTRAL SECTION OF THE BASE INSET. BLACK LETTERING.
Inscription
IN PROUD AND GRATEFUL MEMORY OF/ THE MEN FROM THIS CHURCH AND SUNDAY/ SCHOOL WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THE CAUSE OF FREEDOM IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ (NAMES)/ 1939-1945/ (NAME) (SMALL PLAQUE BELOW): HEARING AID INSTALLED/ IN MEMORY OF THE/ LATE MR. W. GIBSON AND MR. W. J. ROSSON/ WHO RENDERED DEVOTED SERVICE/ TO THE/ CHURCH AND SUNDAY SCHOOL/ 1956
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bolshaw, Samuel
Cooke, Frank
Davies, George
Leese, Samuel
Stockton, William
Walley, Harry
Wilkinson, Edward
Wilkinson, Harry
See details for all 8 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: depth 100 MM, height 760 MM, width 920 MM
    Materials: Slate
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Grey
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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