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Memorial details

Memorial type
Wall
District
Warrington
Town
Warrington North Bc
County
Cheshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
59121
Current location

In former churchyard/cemetery
Cross Lane South
Warrington North Bc
Warrington
Cheshire
WA3 7AF
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 64998 92899
Denomination: Church of England

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Previous locations
  • Chapel (demolished)
    Warrington
    Cheshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Church of England
Description
Brick Wall of plain and coloured bricks, with triangular inset in middle with carved cross at top and inscription in inset black lettering. Directly below is a rectangular stone plaque for WW2. At the top of Wall "LEST WE FORGET" is set between Latin Crosses.
Inscription
+ LEST WE FORGET +/ RISLEY/ WAR MEMORIAL/ (NAMES)/ ERECTED TO THE MEMORY OF THE ABOVE/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 1918/ 1939-1945/ (NAME)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Daintith, George
Gibbins, Norman
Houghton, Harold
Swindell, James
Whittle, William
See details for all 5 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Wall
    Measurements: depth 150 mm, height 1220 mm, width 1220 mm
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
Information to date is that two plaques were in a Chapel that was demolished to make room for a small housing development, when the M62 was built on the northern extremity of Risley Village.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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