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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Warrington
Town
Stockton Heath
County
Cheshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 5 March 1921
    Attended by: Bishop of Chester
  • Dedicated
    Date: 5 March 1921
    Attended by: Bishop of Chester
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
42899
Current location

St Thomas Church
Ellesmere Rd
Stockton Heath
Warrington
Cheshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 613 863
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Tall plain Latin Cross on square plinth and two stepped octagonal base. Name tablets on the plinth and WW2 dedication on tablet mounted on wall behind.
Inscription
Cross, Tablets: TO THE HONOUR/ OF THE MEN OF/ STOCKTON HEATH/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE SERVICE/ OF THIS COUNTRY/ DURING THE WAR/ 1914-1919/ (Names) Wall, Tablet: TO THE GLORIOUS MEMORY OF THOSE WHO GAVE/ THEIR LIVES IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945/ (Names)/ WE SHALL REMEMBER THEIR VALOUR AND SACRIFICE /AND CONTINUE TO GIVE THANKS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allender, Alfred
Arnold, Walter J
Barlow, Arthur D
Berry, Tom
Bettles, Francis
Blackburn, Thomas P
Boslock, Thomas H
Bowden, Fernley
Bradshaw, Ernest E
Brereton, Ernest
See details for all 76 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 76
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 76
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 57
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 57
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Wall
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brick
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Memorial: £600

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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