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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
Stockport
Town
Stockport
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11th November 1923
    Attended by: MR A H SYKES D L
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
18437
Current location

ST GEORGES CHURCH
Buxton Rd
Stockport
Stockport
Greater Manchester
SK2 6NU
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 899 890
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
OCTAGONAL PLINTH SURMOUNTED BY TAPERING FOLIATE CROSS WITH A STATUE OF ST GEORGE LEANING ON HIS SHIELD IN FRONT. INSCRIPTION ON THE BASE
Inscription
EAST FACE: IN / LOVING / AND GRATEFUL / MEMORY / OF / THE MEN WHO, / FROM THIS PARISH / OF / SAINT GEORGE / STOCKPORT / GAVE THEIR LIVES / FOR KING / AND / COUNTRY / IN THE / GREAT WAR / 1914 / 1918 OTHER FACES: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bowden, G S
Brindglien, B
Brindley, W
Brooks, W
Brown, J W
Brown, J W
Burgar, F
Chadwick, C
Clandedt, W
Clarkson, G
See details for all 18 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 137
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 137
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: height 9000MM, width 2000MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • WAR MEMORIAL IN ST GEORGE'S CHURCHYARD
  • 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
2009: Listed at Grade II
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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