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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Altar or communion rail
District
Crewe And Nantwich
Town
Crewe
County
Cheshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1919
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
52295
Current location

St Barnabas Church
West Street
Crewe
Crewe And Nantwich
Cheshire
CW1 3JB
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 69156 56204
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
OAK ALTAR RAIL AND DEDICATORY BRASS PLAQUE CROSS AT TOP OF PLATE
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF THIS PARISH WHO GAVE/ THEIR LIVES FOR GOD AND COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ (NAMES) "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, F
Armstrong, W
Aulcers, A
Badfox, O
Barlin, W
Brooks, F
Brown, F O
Brown, L
Clews, R
Connell, E J
See details for all 61 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 122
    Served and returned: 61
    Died: 61
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Altar / Communion rail
    Measurements: height 450MM, width 300MM
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
History
ORGINALLY THE BRASS PLAQUE WAS NEAR THE ALTAR RAIL, THE VICAR HOPES TO MOVE THE PLAQUE BACK
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
CHURCH AUTHORTIES

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