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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Crewe And Nantwich
Town
Haslington
County
Cheshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1921
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
52304
Current location

St Matthews Church
Crewe Rd
Haslington
Crewe And Nantwich
Cheshire
CW1 5RD
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 737 561
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Bronze plaque mounted on a marble backboard, with inscription and decorations cast in relief. Inscription is surrounded by a simple border with rosettes in the corners, and a leaf design at the top.
Inscription
TO THE/ GLORY OF GOD/ AND/ IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ JOSEPH BOSTOCK/ SECD LIEUT 10TH BATT./ CHESHIRE REGIMENT/ DEARLY LOVED HUSBAND OF/ OLIVE MAY BOSTOCK/ OF SYDNEY HOUSE SYDNEY/ KILLED IN ACTION/ NEAR VAULX FRANCE/ MARCH 24TH 1918/ AGED 29 YEARS/ BURIED IN VAULX HILL/ BRITISH CEMETERY/ VAULX VRAUCOURT/ NEAR BAPAUME/ "HE DIED THAT WE MIGHT LIVE"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bostock, Joseph
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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: surname,rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,place of burial,age of death,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 20mm, height 760mm, width 510mm
    Materials: Bronze
  • Backboard
    Measurements: depth 40mm, height 910mm, width 660mm
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Responsibility
Church Authorities

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