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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Warrington
Town
Warrington
County
Cheshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1919
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: 1st January 1919
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
52360
Current location

St Albans Church
Bewsey Street
Warrington
Warrington
Cheshire
WA2 7JQ
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 604 886
Denomination: Roman Catholic

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Description
Crucifix and plinth carved from one 6.5 ton block of Portland stone. It is set on two stone steps in front of the church and has the inscription and names on white boards faced with acetate sheets on each face of the plinth.
Inscription
New inscription: 12 o'clock face: TO THE MEMORY OF THOSE/ OF ST ALBANS PARISH/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE WARS./ MAY THEY REST IN PEACE/ 1914-1918/ 1939-1945/ (WW2 Names) 6 o'clock face: 1914-1918/ (Names) 9 o'clock face: 1914-1918/ (Names) 3 o'clock face: 1914-1918/ (Names) Old Inscription: 6 O CLOCK FACE: MAY GOD/ WHO DIED FOR US/ GRANT ETERNAL REST/ TO THE SOULS OF OUR/ PARISHIONERS AND FRIENDS/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR OF/ 1914-1919
Inscription legible?
no
Names on memorial
Algie, Charles
Appleton, James
Burton, Arthur
Caine, Thomas
Carley, Abel
Conroy, Thomas
Curley, John
Dacey, John
Dacey, Joseph
Delaney, James
See details for all 46 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 47
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 47
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 13
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Crucifix
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Portland
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Listing information
Condition
History
The memorial was vandalised at some time (pre 2003) but has now been restored.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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