St Werburgh Church Parishoners

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St Werburgh's Roman Catholic Church

St Werburgh's Square

Birkenhead, Wirral

CH41 2XZ

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Unknown cross
Materials:
  • Stone Marble
  • Stone Slate
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Crucifix on rectangular three-stepped pedestal, with one kneeling and two flanking female figures. Originally there were two marble tablets on the pedestal, but these have been replaced with slate ones with changed inscriptions.
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Top tablet:ERECTED BY THE PARISHIONERS OF ST WERBURGH'S/ TO THE MEMORY OF THOSE OF THE PARISH/ WHO DIED IN THE GREAT EUROPEAN WAR 1914-1918/ 'MAY THEY REST IN PEACE'/ Lower tablet:ALSO/ TO THE MEMORY OF THOSE OF THE PARISH/ WHO DIED IN THE 1939-1945 WAR/ MAY THEY ALSO REST IN PEACE Replacement tablet top: ERECTED BY THE PARISHIONERS OF ST WERBURGH'S/ TO THE MEMORY OF THOSE OF THE PARISH/ WHO DIED IN BOTH THE GREAT EUROPEAN WAR 1914-1918, /AND IN THE 1939-1945 WAR/ 'MAY THEY REST IN PEACE' Lower: They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn./At the going down of the sun, and in the morning,/ We will remember them.

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