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Memorial details

Memorial type
Battlefield cross or marker
District
Macclesfield
Town
Wilmslow
County
Cheshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
69858
Current location

Dean Row Unitarian Church
Dean Row
Wilmslow
Macclesfield
Cheshire
SK9 2BX
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 87106 81542
Denomination: Unitarian

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Description
Battlefield cross, with a non-original brass dedication plaque.
Inscription
THIS CROSS MARKED THE GRAVE OF/ LIEUT-COLONEL/ CLAUDE SWANWICK WORTHINGTON/ D.S.O. T.D. 6th MANCHESTER REGIMENT/ WHO DIED ON OCTOBER 14th 1918 OF WOUNDS/ RECEIVED IN ACTION NEAR EPINAY AND/ WAS BURIED IN MOUNT HUON CEMETERY/ LE TREPORT FRANCE.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Worthington, Claude Swanwick
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forenames, surname, decorations, regiment, date of death, manner of death, place of burial.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Battlefield Cross or Marker
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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