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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Stockport
Town
Mellor
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Korean War (1950-1953)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3182
Current location

Junction of Parkside Lane and Longhurst Lane
Mellor
Stockport
Greater Manchester
SK6 5PJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 97187 88598
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Stone cross on tapering shaft, plinth and four steps base, surrounded by metal fence. Inscription and names are carved on the faces of plinth. Black lettering with roman caps.
Inscription
(Front face): 1914-1918 / THIS MEMORIAL IS ERECTED / IN PROUD AND LOVING MEMORY / OF THE MEN OF MELLOR / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES / FOR FREEDOM / "THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE" (Rear face): 1939-1945/(Names)/KOREA 1950-1953/(Name)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Astin, Gilbert
Atkinson, Cyril
Brachi, Paul
Bradley, Albert
Bradshaw, Donald
Brough, Ernest
Brough, Joseph
Burdekin, Frank
Burdekin, Fred
Burgess, Arthur
See details for all 42 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 31
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 31
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 10
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname,
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
  • Korean War (1950-1953)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 5846mm
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
  • Mellor 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
Responsibility
Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council

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