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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Macclesfield
Town
Alderley Edge
County
Cheshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
66418
Current location

Alderley Edge Methodist Church
Chapel Road
Alderley Edge
Macclesfield
Cheshire
SK9 7DU
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 84517 78237
Denomination: Methodist

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Description
A rectangular brass plaque set on a wooden backboard, with a decorative triple-lined border. The capital letters of the words of the inscription are in colour, and the rest is in black lettering.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF/ W P GRIFFITHS AND W WOOD/ WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES FOR FREEDOM AND THEIR/ COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919/ THESE ALSO SERVED/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alcock, E
Alcock, T
Bracegirdle, J
Bracegirdle, P
Burns, A
Cartwright, W
Dutton, F
Ford, R
Freakes, J
Goodier, P
See details for all 29 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 29
    Served and returned: 27
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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