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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Crewe And Nantwich
Town
Bickerton
County
Cheshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
53320
Current location

CROSSROADS OF GOLDFORD LANE AND GALLANTRY BANK WITH LONG LANE
Goldford Lane
Bickerton
Crewe And Nantwich
Cheshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 510 537
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
THREE STEPPED BASE SURMOUNTED BY SQUARE PLINTH. TAPERING SHAFT TO CELTIC CROSS AND INSCRIPTION ON THREE SIDES. CELTIC DESIGN AT TOP OF CROSS AND SMALL LATIN CROSS ABOVE INSCRIPTION.
Inscription
6 O CLOCK FACE: TO THE HONOURED MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH/ WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES/ ON THE GREAT WAR 1914 1919/ ALSO OF THE 1939-1945 WAR/ (NAMES)/ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS 3 O CLOCK AND 9 O CLOCK: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allman, George
Bellis, Thomas
Brookes, John
Crank, John
Davenport, John
Dodd, Charles
Egerton, Philip De Malpas
Egerton, Roland Le Belward
Evans, George
Garner, John
See details for all 33 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 66
    Served and returned: 33
    Died: 33
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 14
    Served and returned: 7
    Died: 7
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 230 MM, height C 4000 MM, width 370 MM
    Materials: Stone
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 24300 MM, width 27350 MM
    Materials: Stone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: depth 24300 MM, width 27350 MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Bickerton War Memorial
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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