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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)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 1977
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
42894

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Current location

SCHOOL CHAPEL
SANDBACH SCHOOL
Crewe Rd
Sandbach
Congleton
Cheshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 753 607
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
WALL-MOUNTED BRASS PLAQUE. WOODEN MOUNT. INCISED LETTERING.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF/ LIEUTENANT C.R. WARD R.E./ PUPIL OF SANDBACH SCHOOL 1895-1900/ WHO DIED IN THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME 1916/ THIS MEMORIAL/ WAS GIVEN BY HIS FORMER SCHOOL FRIEND/ CAPT D FARR/ ON HIS DEATH IN 1977/ HIS BEQUEST ALSO MADE FOR PROVISION FOR AN/ ANNUAL SCHOLASHIP TO PROMOTE INTERNATIONAL/ UNDERSTANDING AND GOODWILL.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ward, C R
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: height 290 MM, width 290 MM
    Materials: Wood
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: TO PROMOTE INTERNATIONAL UNDERSTANDING

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