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Memorial details

Memorial type
Addition to gravestone
District
Rochdale
Town
Middleton
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945): Far East Prisoners of War
Maker
John Flaxman RA (Sculptor)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
11698
Current location

Middleton Cemetery
Boarshaw Road
Middleton
Rochdale
Greater Manchester
M24 2NH
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 88341 06891
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Addition to family gravestone
Inscription
In loving memory of a dear husband and father Harvey HAMILTON died May 2nd 1944 aged 68 years also Pte Harvey HAMILTON son of the above died whilst prisoner of war in Siam Sept 5th 1943 aged 27 years duty nobly done
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Hamilton, Harvey
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Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945): Far East Prisoners of War
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, rank, date of death, place of death, manner of death, relationhips, age
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Gravestone
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Memorial: £6300

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other
Reference
  • St Paul's Cathedral Inventory Inv no.2485
  • DICTIONARY OF BRITISH SCULPTORS 1660 - 1851 by GUNNIS, RUPERT p.150, plate IX Source: Image Library NIWM Published:MURRAYS SALES AND SERVICE CO. 1968 LONDON
  • Art & Architecture, The Courtauld Institute of Art B95/908, 909 and 910
  • ST PAUL'S CATHEDRAL by BURMAN, PETER p.161 Source: Image Library NIWM

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