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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
St Helens
Town
Newton-le-willows
County
Merseyside
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
62540
Current location

Local History Room
to the left of the front entrance
The Library
Crow Lane East
Newton-le-willows
St Helens
Merseyside
WA12 9YD
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 57768 95680
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • United Reformed Church
    Crow Lane East
    Newton-le-willows
    St Helens
    Merseyside
    WA12 9UL
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SJ 58544 95733
    Denomination: United Reformed, Congregational
Description
Polished oak board with raised rectangular section at the top, on which is carved a laurel wreath encompassing a latin cross, above a scroll on which is carved in relief The Great War. The lettering below is incised and gilded. Small additional plaque below giving details of original site. (Absent, August 2019)
Inscription
1914 1918/ The Great War/ Roll Of Honour/ Rev S.C. Rutherford Pastor H.J.Slater Deacon/ (Names) Small plaque below Board: Roll of Honour/ World War I/ 1914-1918/ United Reform Church/ Crow Lane East/ Newton-le-Willows (Absent, August 2019)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ashcroft, Jw
Ashton, F
Barlow, L
Bell, W
Birkinhead, C
Birks, H
Birks, Hf
Birks, S
Bolton, J
Breen, J
See details for all 59 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 60
    Served and returned: 52
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initial(s), Surname
    Order of information: Initial(s), Surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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