War Memorial at Congleton in Cheshire
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sir Lose-a-lot
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Quick Description: Congleton War Memorial is located at Lawton Street, Congleton, Cheshire.
Location: United Kingdom
Date Posted: 6/20/2008 1:30:55 PM
Waymark Code: WM40WW
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
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Long Description:
The memorial is a stone cross set in a small garden. Behind the cross is a wall on which are five plaques recording the names of those servicemen from Congleton who fell during World War I and World War II.
In addition there is a plaque in memory of the men of Royal Netherlands Brigade which was formed in Congleton. There is also a plaque remembering Corporal Douglas Swindells MM who was killed in Oman in 1958
Type of Memorial: Multi-War Memorial

Wars mentioned (Multi-war only):
World War I
World War II
Oman 1958


In Honor Of: OUR GLORIOUS DEAD. In grateful memory of the men of this borough who laid down their lives

Who Put it Here?: Congleton Town Council

Description of Memorial:
A well kept memorial set in a pleasant garden in the middle of Congleton.


Date of dedication: Not listed

Marker Text: Not listed

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