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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Chester
Town
Great Barrow
County
Cheshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 17 Jul 1920
    Attended by: MAJOR H BARNSTON MP
  • Dedicated
    Date: 17 Jul 1920
    Attended by: REV T JENKINS
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
9868
Current location

St Bartholomews Church
Off Barrow Lane
Great Barrow
Chester
Cheshire
CH3 7HW
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 46945 68299
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Simple worked Celtic cross on square plinth and two stepped base
Inscription
TO THE GREATER GLORY OF GOD/ AND TO COMMEMORATE THE SELF/ SACRIFICE AND DEVOTION OF THE/ BRAVE SONS OF THIS VILLAGE/ WHO DIED FIGHTING FOR ENGLAND/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES) ALSO OF/ (NAMES)/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE WAR 1939 - 1945/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVEMORE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Arnold, H C
Astbury, J
Beswick, H
Dodd, C
Dodd, H
Graham, D H N
Griffiths, E
Hewitt, T
Hughes, W
Large, S
See details for all 20 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: forename
    Order of information: Undefined
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 21
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 21
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 90CM BASE, height 4M, width 90CM BASE
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
  • Great Barrow 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
Costs

Site: £190

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
BARROW PARISH CHURCH
Reference
  • Barrow Women's Institute - Book of Barrow Cheshire - 1952 - Chester City Records Office Library - No. 942.7149 BAR
  • Barrow the History of a Cheshire Village - 1983 - Latham F. No. 942.7149 BAR

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