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Memorial details

Memorial type
Hospital / Clinic
District
Chester
Town
Chester
County
Cheshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 15th April 1916
    Attended by: Bishop of Chester
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
9917
Current location

COUNTESS OF CHESTER HOSPITAL ESTATES DEPT
Chester
Chester
Cheshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 410 670
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • CHESTER ROYAL INFIRMARY
    Chester
    Chester
    Cheshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
HOSPITAL WARD WITH ASSOCIATED PLAQUE
Inscription
WARD ENDOWED IN MEMORY OF LIEUTENANT WILLIAM GLYNNE CHARLES GLADSTONE, ROYAL WELCH FUSILIERS. (NOT EXACT WORDING) IT'S NOT THE LENGTH OF EXISTANCE THAT COUNTS MOST BUT WHAT'S ACHEIVED HOWEVER SHORT/ HE LEFT LOVE AND PEACE AND THE PROSPECT OF A BRILLIANT PUBLIC CAREER TO GIVE HIS LIFE FOR FRIENDS AND COUNTRY/ HE WAS A VERAY PARFIT GENTIL KNYGHT GOD REST HIS SOUL
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Gladstone, William Glynne Charles
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 25IN, width 31IN
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
History
TAKEN DOWN IN LATE 1997 AND PRESENT WHEREABOUTS UNKNOWN (JANUARY 1998) HOSPITAL TO BE SOLD TO BRYANT HOMES LTD. CONFIRMED IN STORAGE WITH COCH ESTATES DEPT, FEBRUARY 2001
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
S. CHESHIRE HEALTH AUTHORITY AT TIME OF RECORDING

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