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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)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1919
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
57552

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Current location

In the bellroom of the tower
St Peter's Church
Windmill St
Macclesfield
Macclesfield
Cheshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 923 729
Denomination: Church of England

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Previous locations
  • Bourne Primitive Methodist Chapel
    Byron Street
    Macclesfield
    Cheshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Primitive Methodist
Description
Rectangular board with broken pediment at top. Black letters and some red.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF THE UNDERMENTIONED/ MEMBERS OF THIS CHURCH & CONGREGATION/ WHO LOST THEIR LIVES IN THE CAUSE OF FREEDOM/ DURING THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ (NAMES)/ "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bailey, Arthur
Cleaver, John
Hazeldine, Harold
Ratcliffe, Frank
See details for all 4 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: height c600mm, width c600mm
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Church authorities

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