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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Chester
Town
Stoak
County
Cheshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
9888
Current location

On wall in Nave
St. Lawrence's Church
Church Lane
Stoak
Chester
Cheshire
CH2 4HR
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 42300 73300
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Rectangular, nowy headed, white marble tablet in alabaster surround and base. Dedication in centre; side panels with relief carvings of crossed rifles held together with wreath. carved cross in centre above text. Lettering in black.
Inscription
TO THE MEMORY OF/THE MEN OF THIS PARISH WHO DIED/IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919/ THIS TABLET IS ERECTED BY THE/PARISHIONERS OF STOAK/(NAMES)/GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS, THAT/A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Butcher, T
Cadwallader, F H
Carter, J
Colclough, A
Davies, L W
Devine, G
Dilworth, F
Dowie, W
Gamble, E
Nixon, A H
See details for all 10 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 10
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Initials, surname, regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Alabaster
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
St. Lawrence's Church

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