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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Tameside
Town
Hyde
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
27032
Current location

Flowery Field Church
Newton Street
Hyde
Tameside
Greater Manchester
SK14 4RY
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 94518 95499
Denomination: Church of England

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Previous locations
  • In Reception
    Ashton Christy Ltd Offices
    Newton Street
    Hyde
    Tameside
    Greater Manchester
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SJ 940 940
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Bronze Plaque with raised lettering
Inscription
"LIFE IN SHORT MEASURE MAY PERFECT BE./1914-1918/ IN MEMORY OF/ THE EMPLOYEES OF ASHTON BROS & CO LTD/ WHO FELL IN ACTION IN THE GREAT WAR/[names in 2 columns]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, C
Allford, R
Appleyard, F
Archer, H
Bann, A
Barnett, W
Barton, F
Beard, H
Beaumont, C E
Beeley, H
See details for all 80 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 80
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 80
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 1200MM, width 750MM
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
History
2009: The mill and the factory are to be demolished. No information about current location of memorial.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
ASHTON-CHRISTY LTD, PART OF COURTAULDS
Reference

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