United Kingdom National Inventory of War Memorials
 The Imperial War Museum

St Margarets Church - WW1 and WW2

Our Ref: 52314

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Address

St Margarets Church
Nantwich Rd, Colmondeley Rd and New Rd
Wrenbury
CHESHIRE
England
CW12 8EW
 
Type:Cross
OS Map Ref:SJ 593 477

Inscription

Front face: TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY/ OF THOSE FROM THE PARISH OF WRENBURY/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918./ (Names)/ "THE BURYING PLACE OF NOBLE MEN/ IS IN THE HEARTS OF THEIR FRIENDS."

9 o'clock face: PRO PATRIA/1939-1945/ (Names)/ "O VALIANT HEARTS"

Flower holder: LEST/ WE/ FORGET

Components

ComponentMaterial(s)HeightWidthDepthCondition
CROSSSTONE - SANDSTONE2500mm  Good
TabletsSTONE - GRITSTONE   Good

Physical Description

Square base surmounted by square tapering plinth, tapering shaft and celtic cross. Inscription incised on tablest set into the two sides of the plinth.

A stone flower holder has been placed at the foot of the front face of the cross.

Wars Commemorated & People Remembered

WarFirst World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial:26
Served & Returned0
Died26
Is this an exact count?Yes, an exact count
How are the names ordered?surname > forename
What information is listed on the memorial? surname, forename
Do we hold a list of names on the memorial?Yes
WarSecond World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial:8
Served & Returned0
Died8
Is this an exact count?Yes, an exact count
How are the names ordered?surname > forename
What information is listed on the memorial? surname, forename
Do we hold a list of names on the memorial?Yes

Maintenance

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

Parish Council and Church authorities

Maintenance History:

Ceremonies

Not known

Sponsorships

Sponsorship Type: Public
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

Not known

References

Co-ordinator's Comments:

Comments: 
Photographs:Y
Other Documents:None
Form / Letter:F
Negatives:No
Drawings / Plans:No
Minutes:No