United Kingdom National Inventory of War Memorials
  The Imperial War Museum

ST MARY AND ST HELENS PARISHIONERS

Our Ref: 2572

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Address

ST MARY AND ST HELENS CHURCH
HIGH ST
NESTON
CHESHIRE
England
 
Type: Window
Denomination: Church of England
OS Map Ref: SJ 280 770

Inscription

(WW1 WINDOW): TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN IMPERISHABLE MEMORY OF THE MEN FROM THIS PARISH/WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918/DEATH IS SWALLOWED UP IN VICTORY
(WW2 PANEL): TO THE/GLORY OF GOD/AND IN MEMORY OF THE/MEN AND WOMEN/OF THIS PARISH/WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES/IN THE GREAT WAR 1939-1945/(NAMES)
(FALKLANDS PANEL): FALKLANDS 1982/ (NAME)

Components

ComponentMaterial(s)HeightWidthDepthCondition
PANELLING WOOD       Good
Tablets SLATE       Good
Window STAINED GLASS       Good

Physical Description

DOUBLE WINDOW WITH WW1 SLATE PLAQUES EITHER SIDE: INSCRIPTION ON SLATE TABLET BELOW WINDOW. WW2 AND FALKLANDS MEMORIALS ON PANELLING

TWO LIGHT WINDOW LEFT: KNEELING SOLDIER WITH HELMET IN FRONT OF ST MICHAEL, RIGHT: KNEELING SOLDIER WITH BANDAGED HEAD IN FRONT OF ST GEROGE

Wars Commemorated & People Remembered

War First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 0
Served & Returned 0
Died 93
Is this an exact count? Not known
How are the names ordered? surname
What information is listed on the memorial? surname, rank, decorations
Do we hold a list of names on the memorial? No
War Falklands Conflict (1982)
Total names on memorial: 0
Served & Returned 0
Died 1
Is this an exact count? Not known
How are the names ordered? Not known
What information is listed on the memorial? surname, rank, year died
Do we hold a list of names on the memorial? No
War Second World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial: 0
Served & Returned 0
Died 61
Is this an exact count? Not known
How are the names ordered? surname
What information is listed on the memorial? surname, rank
Do we hold a list of names on the memorial? No

Maintenance

Are the letters difficult to read? No
Who is responsible for the memorial?

Maintenance History:

Ceremonies

Date: 1920
RolePerformed By
Unveiled UNKNOWN

Sponsorships

Sponsorship Type: None
Did this include a trust or scholarship? No
Did this include a roll of honour? NOT APPLICABLE
Cost of Site: Not known
Cost of Memorial: Not known
Comments on Costs:

Craftsmen

NameOccupation
MESSRS WILLIAMS AND GAMON Manufacturer
BERNARD RICE Designer
HERBERT TYSON SMITH Letter Cutter/Engraver

References

Co-ordinator's Comments:

Comments: SEE ALSO RECORD 2571
Photographs: 4
Other Documents: None
Form / Letter: F
Negatives: No
Drawings / Plans: No
Minutes: No