War Memorial at Congleton in Cheshire
N 53° 09.758 W 002° 12.602
30U E 552815 N 5890653
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
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
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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