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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Crewe And Nantwich
Town
Wrenbury
County
Cheshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
52314
Current location

St Margarets Church
Nantwich Rd
Colmondeley Rd And New Rd
Wrenbury
Crewe And Nantwich
Cheshire
CW12 8EW
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 593 477
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Square base surmounted by square tapering plinth, tapering shaft and celtic cross. Inscription incised on tablest set into the two sides of the plinth. A stone flower holder has been placed at the foot of the front face of the cross.
Inscription
Front face: TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY/ OF THOSE FROM THE PARISH OF WRENBURY/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918./ (Names)/ "THE BURYING PLACE OF NOBLE MEN/ IS IN THE HEARTS OF THEIR FRIENDS." 9 o'clock face: PRO PATRIA/1939-1945/ (Names)/ "O VALIANT HEARTS" Flower holder: LEST/ WE/ FORGET
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ashley, J
Brown, J
Cameron, P
Caulcott, F
Chesters, F
Cooper, T
Dale, A
Dale, F
Dale, W
Garratt, A
See details for all 26 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 26
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 26
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 2500mm
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Gritstone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
Parish Council and Church authorities

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