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Memorial details

Memorial type
Wall
District
Salford
Town
Irlam
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Henry Nurse
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 5th November 1949
    Attended by:
  • Dedicated
    Date: 5th November 1949
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
26209
Current location

Prince's Park
Liverpool Road
Irlam
Salford
Greater Manchester
M44 6WY
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 72117 94276
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Central block and two metal plaques each side containing the names. The whole stands on a two-step plinth, the top step of which is crazy-paved. An angel surmounts the central block.
Inscription
Each of 2 identical plaques-IN/MEMORY/AND/PERPETUAL HONOUR/OF THE BRAVE MEN OF/IRLAM AND CADISHEAD DISTRICT/WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/1914-1918./[names] 1 Plaque-IN/MEMORY/AND/PERPETUAL HONOUR/OF THE BRAVE MEN OF/IRLAM/WHO FELL IN THE WORLD WAR/1939-1945/[names] 1 Plaque-IN/MEMORY/AND/PERPETUAL HONOUR/OF THE BRAVE MEN OF/CADISHEAD/WHO FELL IN THE WORLD WAR/1939-1945/[names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ackerley, George
Ackerley, Robert Thomas
Adams, Eric
Ainscough, Jack
Allcock, Robert Edward
Alldred, Clarence Thomas
Allen, Thomas
Andrews, John George
Arrowsmith, Joseph
Arstall, Charles Whitfield
See details for all 233 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 137
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 137
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 96
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 96
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Wall
    Measurements: depth 12 INS., height 70 INS., width 240 INS.
    Materials: Brick
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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