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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Bury
Town
Walshaw
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Rededicated
    Date: September 2004
    Attended by:
  • Unveiled
    Date: 28th August 1920
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3245
Current location

Walshaw Road/High Street junction
Walshaw
Bury
Greater Manchester
BL8 3AG
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 77635 11681
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Ornately decorated Celtic cross, surmounting a square plinth. Names inscribed on plinth.
Inscription
6 o'clock face-1939-1945/IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF OUR/ HEROIC DEAD/ THOSE MEN OF WALSHAW WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FOR OUR EMPIRE, HOMES, HONOUR AND LIBERTY,/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919/ THIS CROSS WAS ERECTED BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION/ AND UNVEILED 28TH AUGUST 1920 3 o'clock & 9 o'clock faces- (WW1 names) 12 o'clock face -[WW2 names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ainsworth, S
Aldred, J
Bentley, J
Boardman, G
Boardman, S W
Bromley, Albert
Brooks, F
Brooks, S
Brooks, W A
Bulcock, Norman
See details for all 81 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 60
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 60
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname THEN forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 20
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 20
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, rank, forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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