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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Macclesfield
Town
Macclesfield
County
Cheshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), VC or GC Recipients
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 26 December1919
    Attended by: Canon Elstob, father of Lieutenant Colonel W Elstob VC
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13007

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Current location

St Michael and All Angels Church
Market Place
Macclesfield
Macclesfield
Cheshire
SK10 1DY
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 91787 73711
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Brass PLAQUE BORDERED BY A PATTERN OF OAK AND LAUREL LEAVES
Inscription
SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF MACCLESFIELDS/ GALLANT SONS WHO FELL IN THE GREAT ARMED WAR FOR WORLD FREEDOM AND JUSTICE AD 1914 - 1919/ (Names)/ THIS TABLET WAS ERECTED BY THE WORSHIPFUL THE MAYOR OF MACCLESFIELD JOSEPH GEORGE FROST/ ON THE DECLARATION OF PEACE 1919
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 560
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 560
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
  • VC or GC Recipients
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 1300MM, width 2000MM
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL
  • Grade II*
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
History
RESTORED IN 1997
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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