Memorial Cross - The Parish Church of All Saints Odd Rode - Scholar Green, Cheshire East, UK.
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N 53° 06.840 W 002° 15.868
30U E 549231 N 5885204
Quick Description: A World War I and World War II memorial cross located in the churchyard of All Saints on Church Lane in the village of Scholar Green.
Location: North West England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 1/7/2020 7:49:57 AM
Waymark Code: WM11XW4
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
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Long Description:
The Parish Church of All Saints is an active Anglican parish church in the deanery of Congleton, the archdeaconry of Macclesfield, and the diocese of Chester. It is one of three churches comprising the parish of Odd Rode.

All Saints' is an attractive rural church that was built in 1864. It is a Grade II* listed building that contains some fine architectural and decorative elements, which make it of considerable historical interest. (visit link)

The memorial is a sandstone cross with several small cast metal plates located around the base. The plaques are inscribed with the name and year of the death of the men and woman of Odd Rode Parish who lost their lives during the first and second world wars.

The cross is inscribed as follows;

"In thankful remembrance of the men of this parish
who sacrificed their lives in the great war 1914 - 1918."

'Plaque 1
1915
Frederick W PRICE

1916
Peter FILCOCK
Leonard DAVIES
James Arthur MOLD
Charles NEW
Percy DAVIES
Arthur RHODES
Harold BOSSONS
James MELLOR

Plaque 2
1917
William BLOOR
Ernest BAILEY
Donald BOOTH
Hylton H BAILEY
Thomas HOLLAND
Harold CLARKE
Sidney TAYLOR
Sidney BOWLER
Edward CLARKE

Plaque 3
1915
William H GRANT
Daniel MITCHELL
Ellis BARLOW

1916
James PIERPOINT

1917
James BARLOW

1918
John James HARRIS

Plaque 4
1918
Victor SANT
Frederick H SHULVER
Harry Joseph BIRTLES
William CARTWRIGHT
Noah STANNIER
George ARMITT
Percy BRANDRETH

Plaque 5
1918
Alexander BIRTLES
Harry BIRTLES
Harry R BULLOCK
Jack MITFORD
Arnold WHITTAKER
Herbert TAYLOR

Plaque 6
1919
Joseph BOOTH

1921
W James LAWTON

1922
Frank B RILEY

" 1939 - 1945
At the going down of the sun
and in the morning
we will remember them."

Plaque 7
1940
Wilfred Ernest CARTWRIGHT
Benjamin COLON

1941
Alfred WOODWARD

1942
James Bernard DUNNE
Alroy JONES

Plaque 7
1942
Alfred WILCOX

1943
Fred MADDOCK
Freda STATHAM

1944
Frank ARMITT
George BOSSON

Plaque 9
1944
Lewys William EVANS
James Victor GIBSON
William Samuel HANCOCK
William HULSE
Edwin Buckley JONES
Cyril Dennis LONGSHAW
John NEW

Plaque 10
1945
Raymond ECCLESTONE
William Jesse John WISE
Thomas Arnold LAWTON
Joseph Henry LOWE '
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Type of Memorial: Multi-War Memorial

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


In Honor Of: In thankful remembrance of the men of this parish who sacrificed their lives in the great war 1914 - 1918.

Marker Text:
In thankful remembrance of the men of this parish who sacrificed their lives in the great war 1914 - 1918. 1939 - 1945 At the going down of the sun and in the morning we will remember them.


Who Put it Here?: The Parish Church of All Saints Odd Rode

Description of Memorial:
The memorial is located in the grounds of All Saints Church on the path from the lychgate to the entrance.


Date of dedication: Not listed

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