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Memorial details

Memorial type
Park / Sports field
District
Salford
Town
Little Hulton
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
15964
Current location

In display area in the basement of the house
Broughton House
Park Street
Little Hulton
Salford
Greater Manchester
M7 4JD
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 82768 02051
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • St Andrews Church Sunday School
    Little Hulton
    Salford
    Greater Manchester
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SD 720 030
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Sports Field with dedicatory plaque . The brass plaque is rectangular , the longer axis horizontal ,with the dedication and names raised on a dark brown background . Evidence of screw holes suggest that the plaque was originally fixed to a vertical surface from which it has been moved and is now freestanding .
Inscription
1939 - 1945 / THE SPORTS FIELD WAS PURCHASED / AND THIS TABLET ERECTED AS A / MEMORIAL TO OUR YOUNG PEOPLE WHO / SERVED IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR / AND IN MEMORY OF THE FOLLOWING / WHO PAID THE SUPREME SACRIFICE/ (names)/
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Cooke, Alfred
Halliwell, Richard
Hampson, Harold
Johnson, Joseph Y
Mann, Harold
Young, John
See details for all 6 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: given name , surname .
    Order of information: alphabetical by surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 300MM, width 400MM
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
History
THE PLAQUE WAS RETRIEVED BY THE DEMOLITION CONTRACTORS AND GIVEN TO BROUGHTON HOUSE .
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
BROUGHTON HOUSE AUTHORITIES

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