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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Tameside
Town
Hurst, Ashton-under-Lyne
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
John Knott and Sons (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 15th January 1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: 15th January 1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1811
Current location

Hurst Cemetery
Kings Road
Hurst
Ashton-under-Lyne
Tameside
Greater Manchester
OL6 9EG
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 95239 00471
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Celtic cross on a plinth on three bases. The cross is engraved with flower motives. The bottom base is surrounded by a small flower bed and access is gained by climbing two steps. On the plinth there is a bronze plaque with engraved names on each of the 4 sides..
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF THE MEN OF HURST WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR KING AND COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR, 1914-1919/ (names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aldridge, Harold
Anderton, Joseph
Andrew, James E G
Armfield, Ernest
Armitage, Samuel
Armitage, Samuel
Bailey, Harry
Bailey, John
Bardsley, Albert
Bardsley, William
See details for all 186 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 186
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 186
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 4500 mm
    Materials: Granite - Red
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Memorial: £1,000

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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