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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Stockport
Town
Cheadle Hulme
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 29 May 1921
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3176
Current location

Junction of Ravenoak Road and Manor Road
Manor Road
Cheadle Hulme
Stockport
Greater Manchester
SK8 7DQ
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 87986 86144
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Red sandstone column surmounted by a decorated cross. Two small bronze figures of a soldier and sailor are placed on each side, below the cross. It stands on a sandstone pedestal which itself stands on rough granite one. The principal face of the shaft is decorated with the arms of the County Palatine. WW1 names are inscribed on bronze panels on 3 sides of the shaft. WW2 names are recorded on bronze panels fixed to the sandstone pedestal.
Inscription
Front at bottom of shaft: ERECTED BY THE INHABITANTS / OF CHEADLE HULME On base at rear: THEY SHALL NOT GROW OLD AS WE THAT / ARE LEFT GROW OLD. AGE SHALL NOT / WEARY THEM NOR THE YEARS CONDEMN, / AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN AND IN / THE MORNING, WE WILL REMEMBER THEM. At the bottom of base: TO THE EVER GLORIOUS MEMORY / OF THE MEN AND WOMEN WHO FELL IN THE / WARS 1914- 1918 AND 1939-1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, J H
Archer, F
Atkinson, A
Barber, S
Bardsley, J
Beecroft, M H
Bleakley, B O
Boon, J
Brown, L
Brunt, V
See details for all 86 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 61
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 61
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname
    Order of information: Undefined
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 86
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 86
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, rank, regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
  • 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
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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