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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Manchester
Town
Northenden
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3235
Current location

Northenden Social Club Garden
Palatine Road
Northenden
Manchester
Greater Manchester
M22 4JT
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 82809 90089
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Square pillar surmounted by a sword set on a plith and two steps. Large rectangular plaque for WW1 on 12 o'clock face and smaller WW2 one below.
Inscription
Upper plaque: TO THE GLORY OF GOD ANDIN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF/ NORTHENDEN WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919/ (Names) Lower plaque: 1939 THE SECOND WORLD WAR 1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aldcroft, A
Allman, T
Aplin, H L
Ashpital, J W
Bandford, P N
Banks, G L
Bethell, S
Bradley, W
Brooks, S
Carter, E
See details for all 103 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 62
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 62
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, decorations
    Order of information: surname THEN forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 41
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 41
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, decorations
    Order of information: surname THEN forename
Components
  • Pillar
    Measurements: depth 1270mm, height 4000mm, width 1520mm
    Materials: Stone
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
  • Northenden 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
  • War Memorials Online record: WM5671

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