Memorial details

Memorial type
Dunham Massey
Greater Manchester
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Not lost
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Current location

St Mark's Church
Back Lane
Dunham Massey
Greater Manchester
WA14 4SA

OS Grid Ref: SJ 74011 87928
Denomination: Church of England

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Celtic sandstone cross on a tapered shaft, with the wheel carved as a laurel wreath, set on an octagonal-topped plinth with scrolled corners which taper out to leave a square base to the plinth, which is set on a square base. The dedication is carved around the top of the plinth on eight faces. The WW1 names are on the South face, and are incised and blacked beneath carved dates. The WW2 are found in similar fashion on the West face.
Carved around the plinth: TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN HONOURED MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR. South face: 1914 1918/ (Names) West face: 1939 1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
Names on memorial
Ankers, William
Brett, Samuel
Dodd, Harry
Griffiths, Henry
Griffths, James Noel
Holland, Thomas
Holt, John Percy
Holt, Samuel Freeman
Jackson, Alfred
Johnson, Ronald Lindsay
See details for all 19 names
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 14
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 14
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forenames, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forenames, surname
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Listing information
  • Dunham Town War Memorial
  • 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
The Parochial Church Council

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