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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Chester
Town
Chester
County
Cheshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
David Theodore Fyfe (Designer)
Messers Haswell and Son (Undefined)
J Armitage (Undefined)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 22 March 1922
    Attended by: Colonel Walter Bromely Devonport C.M.G, D.S.O,.C.B.E., Lord Liuetenent of Cheshire
  • Dedicated
    Date: 22 March 1922
    Attended by: Dr H L Paget Bishop of Chester
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
9903
Current location

on the North Transept at the tower crossing
Chester Cathedral
Werburgh Street
Chester
Chester
Cheshire
CH1 2ES
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 405 9866456
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Elaborate Wall monument surmounted by Regimental Crest in relief and Prince of Wales Feathers at the top centre of the memorial. Flanked by two granite pillars with campaign names at top and bottom.
Inscription
CHESHIRE YEOMANRY / MCMXIV/ MCMX1X/ FRANCE / (NAMES) /EGYPT/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF / THE OFFICERS N.C.O.'S AND MEN OF THE CHESHIRE YEOMANRY / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR / (NAMES) / BELGIUM /PALESTINE / YE WHO MIGHT LIVE ON IN ENGLISH PASTURES GREEN / REMEMBER THEM & THINK WHAT MIGHT HAVE BEEN
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, A
Adams, G
Ainesworth, P
Aldersey, H
Ambler, J F
Appleby, H
Armitage, N
Aston, E A
Atrams, W A
Bailey, J H
See details for all 186 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 186
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 186
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,decorations
    Order of information: rank,surname,decorations
Components
  • Pillar
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Corporate
Responsibility
Cheshire Regiment Association
Reference
  • WELLINGTON JOURNAL & SHREWSBURY NEWS by N/A Source: Media Library Published:N/A WELLINGTON, SHROPSHIRE

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