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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Salford
Town
Higher Broughton
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
15936
Current location

Churchyard facing the entrance gate
St John the Evangelist Church
St. John's Street
Higher Broughton
Salford
Greater Manchester
M7 2EA
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 82715 00886
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Three stepped base surmounted by cross. Bronze dedicatory inscription plaque was originally mounted onto one side of the base. Names inscribed on the other sides of the base and also on a CWGC Portland stone of remembrance
Inscription
(Names)
Inscription legible?
no
Names on memorial
Armour, William Thomas
Atkinson, James
Audrian, E P
Baker, W D
Barber, Eddie
Barber, J
Barlow, Percy
Barrett, George Radford
Barrett, Harold
Baume, Harold
See details for all 152 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 152
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 152
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, rank, forename, decorations
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 2400mm
    Materials: Granite
  • Base
    Measurements: width 1500mm
    Materials: Stone - Portland
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Stone of remembrance
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Listing information
Condition
History
c 1984. The bronze plaque was stolen; Date unknown: The base has been vandalised and the names inscribed on the memorial are mostly illegible. Only 4 names remain visible.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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