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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Peel
Town
Peel
County
Isle of Man
Country
Isle of Man
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
67417
Current location

Cathedral Church of St. German
Derby Road
Peel
Peel
Isle of Man
IM5 1HH
Isle of Man

OS Grid Ref: SC 24642 84013
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Stone Celtic Cross with tapering shaft engraved with Celtic knot decoration, set on tapering stone plinth. Inscribed slate plaques on each side of plinth, with two stone steps below.
Inscription
TO THE ETERNAL AND GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY AND FOR THE WHOLE CIVILISED WORLD IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918 TO THE ETERNAL AND GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY AND FOR THE WHOLE CIVILISED WORLD IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR 1939-1945 (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anderson, W V
Bailey, A W
Bell, R J
Boyd, R
Bridson, L
Butterworth, H F
Cain, A E
Cain, F
Cain, J T
Callister, J
See details for all 126 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 101
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 101
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 25
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 25
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Woolton
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Woolton
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Slate
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Woolton
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Woolton
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Slate
Condition
History
2017-War Memorials Trust grant of £720 to remove existing flaking paint from the inscription lettering and repaint the silver enamel by hand to match the existing lettering
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference

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