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Memorial details

Memorial type
Hospital / Clinic
District
Macclesfield
Town
Knutsford
County
Cheshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Non-Combat Deaths
Maker
Sir Percy Scott Worthington (Architect)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: August 1922
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
  • Opened
    Date: 2nd August 1922
    Attended by: Undefined
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2165
Current location

British Red Cross Headquarters
Northwich Road
Knutsford
Macclesfield
Cheshire
WA16 0AN
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 74304 78619
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Hospital, with supporting tablet outside and two oak name panels in the entrance hall (WW1, WW2). Two plaster wreaths with dates 1914 and 1918 above WW2 board.
Inscription
TABLET: THIS HOSPITAL WAS FOUNDED / IN MEMORY OF THE GALLANT / MEN FROM KNUTSFORD & THE / SURROUNDING DISTRIST WHO / GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR KING / & COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR / 1914-1918 / THEIR NAMES ARE RECORDED / ON THE TABLET IN THIS HALL/ TABLET: IN MEMORY OF ALL RANKS/ WHO DIED ON ACTIVE SERVICE/ IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR 1939-1945. WW1 BOARD: KNUTSFORD AND DISTRICT / PRO PATRIA 1914-1918 /(Names) WW2 BOARD: KNUTSFORD AND DISTRICT / PRO PATRIA 1939-1945 AND SINCE/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Acton, Charles
Ainscoe, William
Alcock, W Cecil
Aldcroft, Herbert
Allen, William F
Ashby, H
Atkinson, Albert
Bailey, Daniel
Bailey, J
Bailey, John
See details for all 320 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 244
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 244
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, home town
    Order of information: home town THEN surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 74
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 74
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: home town THEN surname
  • Non-Combat Deaths
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, initials of forenames, home town
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Hospital
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brick
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
History
HOSPITAL CLOSED 1995 AND BECAME RED CROSS HQ.
Costs

Site: Gifted
Comments: Land provided by Major Leicester-Warren of Tabley
Memorial: £6,274.8s.7d

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Details: Voluntary subscriptions and donations by members of the Knutsford & District community and local organisations.
Reference

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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