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Memorial details

Memorial type
Street shrine
District
Trafford
Town
Altrincham
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: April 1919
    Attended by: Lord Stamford
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
10664
Current location

Unconfirmed location
Altrincham Town Hall
Market Street
Altrincham
Trafford
Greater Manchester
WA14 1PG
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 76688 87957
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Chapel St
    Dunham Rd And St Margaret's Rd
    Altrincham
    Trafford
    Greater Manchester
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SJ 760 870
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Street shrine containing two lists on parchment, one list for those who lost their lives, the other for those who served and returned.
Inscription
THE ROLL OF HONOUR/ CHAPEL STREET/ ALTRINCHAM, CHESHIRE/ MEN WHO HAVE DIED + FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ (Names)/ THE ROLL OF HONOUR/ CHAPEL STREET/ ALTRINCHAM, CHESHIRE/ NAMES OF THOSE WHO HAVE JOINED HIS MAJESTY'S FORCES/ EUROPEAN WAR 1914 - 1919/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Andrews, John
Arnold, Hugh
Arnold, James
Arnold, Joseph
Arnold, Owen
Arnold, Thomas
Bagnall, James
Bagnall, John
Bagnall, William
Bagnell, William
See details for all 192 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 187
    Served and returned: 158
    Died: 29
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,regiment,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Shrine
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Parchment
Listing information
Condition
History
2001: reported that the memorial was being restored.
Costs

Memorial: £15

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • The Daily Mail 25 Oct 2001 p 32-33
  • Book- The Bravest Little Street in England by Karen Cliff, Trafford Local Studies & the First World war Volunteers, published 2018, Amberley Publishing ISBN 9781445679013
  • The Manchester Genealogist (Journal of the Manchester & Lancashire Family History Society) Volume 50, No 4, 2014 pages 372-374 for the Maureen Fitzgibbon research
  • Our website 45052 www.ukniwm.org.uk/server/show/conMemorial.45052/fromUkniwmSearch/1

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