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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Macclesfield
Town
Wilmslow
County
Cheshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1920
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
52397
Current location

ST JOHNS CHURCH
Knusford Rd
Wilmslow
Macclesfield
Cheshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 840 800
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
CREAM AND BROWN MARBLE TABLET BORDER OF OAK AND LAUREL LEAVES
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN EVER GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE FOLLOWING,/ ONCE CONNECTED WITH THIS PARISH WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES FOR/ THEIR KING AND COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919/ (NAMES)/ SOME WOULD EVEN DARE TO DIE, BUT GOD COMMANDETH/ HIS LOVE TOWARDS US, IN THAT WHILE WE WERE YET SINNERS/ CHRIST DIED FOR US (ROMANS C5 V7-8)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Austan, Harold
Barlow, Harry
Barr, Herbert
Bethingham, Harry
Booth, Leonard
Boughey, Thomas V
Bowes, Albert
Bowes, Sydney
Brevetan, Raymond A
Burgess, Percy
See details for all 48 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 96
    Served and returned: 48
    Died: 48
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,regiment,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 910MM, width 1200MM
    Materials: Marble - Brown
Listing information
Condition
History
SOME FADING TO THE LETTERS OF THE BIBLICAL TEXT PERHAPS THROUGH POLISHING
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
CHURCH AUTHORITIES

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