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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Chester
Town
Christleton
County
Cheshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
9863
Current location

St James Church
Pepper Street
Christleton
Chester
Cheshire
CH3 7AG
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 44088 65683
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Tall lantern cross on an octagonal column , plinth and three stepped base. Lantern is gabled and has a crucifix on the front face. Support is embellished with acanthus leaves and a tudor rose.
Inscription
side 1: IN MEMORY OF/ SOLDIERS OF/ CHRISTLETON/ WHO GAVE/ THEIR LIVES/ FOR THEIR/ COUNTRY/ 1914 - 1918 side 2: (NAMES) side 5: THIS STONE/ IS ERECTED/ IN HONOUR/ OF THEIR/ SACRIFICE/ AND AS A / THANKSGIVING/ FOR THOSE WHO/ RETURNED side 6: ( NAMES) BASE 1939 - 1945 (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
no
Names on memorial
Allman, G
Bodden, G H
Boughey, P F
Broster, T
Criffiths, J
Culimore, J
Davenport, G
Davies, F
Dean, J A
Dickinson, P
See details for all 36 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 19
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 19
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment/service
    Order of information: surname,rank,regiment
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 36
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 36
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,regiment,decorations
    Order of information: regiment,rank, regiment,decorations
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 720 mm, height 8000 mm, width 720 mm
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 200 mm, height 510 mm, width 920 mm
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
  • Christleton War Memorial
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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