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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Macclesfield
Town
Macclesfield
County
Cheshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1st June 1922
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
52387
Current location

North wall of nave.
St Peters Church
Windmill Street
Macclesfield
Macclesfield
Cheshire
SK11 7HS
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 910 730
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Rectangular plaque with inscribed black line pediment and pillars. Names in two columns in black lettering with red capitals.
Inscription
THIS TABLETIS ERECTED IN GRATEFUL MEMORY/ OF THE FOLLOWING MEN WHO LOST THEIR LIVES/ IN THE SERVICE OF THEIR COUNTRY./ THE SOUTH AFRICAN CAMPAIGN 1899-1902 THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919/ (Names)/ DULCE ET DECORUM EST PRO PATRIA MORI
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 19
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 19
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,regiment,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Unknown
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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