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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Salford
Town
Irlam
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Afghanistan (2001-2014)
Maker
T BRADBURY OF IRLAM (Builder)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
26210
Current location

St John the Baptist Church
Liverpool Road
Irlam
Salford
Greater Manchester
M44 6DA
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 72151 94604
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
MALTESE STYLE ON THREE UPPER LIMBS. CONSISTS OF A SQUARE PILLAR FOR ABOUT 2/3 THE WAY UP AND THEN SURMOUNTED BY CROSS. There is a 2 stage base. There is a LAUREL WREATH CARVED AT 6 O'CLOCK FACE.
Inscription
THIS CROSS WAS ERECTED BY THE PARISHIONERS OF IRLAM IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THOSE FROM THE PARISH WHO DIED IN ACTION DURING THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918 [ON UPPER STEP OF PLINTH AT 6 O'CLOCK] 1939-1945/[names] AFGHANISTAN/[name]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ackerley, G
Ackerley, Joseph T
Adams, Eric
Ainscogh, Jack
Andrews, J G
Annis, Simon
Atkinson, A
Barber, W
Bebbington, S
Beddows, Edward
See details for all 102 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 49
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 49
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 52
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 52
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Afghanistan (2001-2014)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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