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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Ellesmere Port
Town
Hooton
County
Cheshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
9958
Current location

St Pauls Church
Chester Road
Hooton
Ellesmere Port
Cheshire
CH66 1QH
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 36700 77480
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wall mounted brass plaque in a wooden frame
Inscription
THIS TABLET OF BRASS IS ERECTED TO COMMEMORATE/ THE KINDNESS OF CERTAIN LADIES OF HOOTON & DISTRICT/ WHO VOLUNTARILY ORGANISED, EQUIPPED AND WORKED/ A HOSPITAL FOR SICK SOLDIERS OF THE/ 18TH BATTN. THE KINGS LIVERPOOL REGIMENT/ DURING THE PERIOD WHEN THIS BATTALION WAS IN TRAINING/ AT HOOTON HALL (16TH SEPT - 3RD DECR 1914)/ AND LATER AT KNOWSLEY PARK (3RD DECR. 1914 - 29TH APRIL 1915)/ IN FURTHER RECOGNITION OF THIS KIND WORK, THE OFFICERS, NCOS AND MEN OF THE BATTALION PRESENTED A BED TO THE/ ST JOHN VAD HOSPITAL, LIVERPOOL
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Battle, F
Beam, G
Belben, A
Bichard, A
Bihet, J
Bisson, F
Bisson, J
Bornett, A F C
Bougourd, A
Boulard, W R
See details for all 104 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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