St Matthew’s Church, Rastrick

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Other cross
Lettering: Incised
About the memorial: The war memorial is located in the churchyard of the Anglican and Methodist Church of St Matthew, Rastrick. It was erected in 1920. The memorial cross was designed and executed by Frank Crowther, monumental sculptor, 53 Gooder Lane, Rastrick. It stands nine feet high, is of Horton Wood stone, and stands on a landing given by Messrs. Bentley and Smith. At the base are the words ‘Rest in Peace’. Inside the cross is a laurel wreath.
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On the north face : “To the glory of God and in sacred remembrance of those whose names are here recorded who fell in the Great War 1914-1918. Jesus said : I am the resurrection and the life. St John XI 25”

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