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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Warrington
Town
Penketh
County
Cheshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
42908
Current location

Penketh Library
Honiton Way
Penketh
Warrington
Cheshire
WA5 2EY
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 56465 87950
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Wooden board mounted on a stone backboard. Inscription in relief.
Inscription
IN GRATITUDE TO GOD FOR PEACE AND VICTORY / AFTER THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1919 WHEREIN / 200 MEN FROM THE PARISHES OF / PENKETH AND CUERDLEY TOOK PART AND IN / SPECIAL REMEMBRANCE OF THE FOLLOWING/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR KING AND COUNTRY/ (Names)/ "THEIR NAMES LIVETH FOR EVERMORE"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Davidson, Ernest
Fletcher, Joseph
Goulden, Arthur
Green, William
Hayes, Thomas
Jones, Horace
Pearse, Harry
Roberts, Arthur
Silvester, Thomas
Silvestor, Harry
See details for all 12 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
PENKETH PARISH COUNCIL

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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