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Memorial details

Memorial type
Serviceman / Servicewoman
District
Tameside
Town
Dukinfield
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Post-1945 war or conflict
Maker
W. Morris Art Bronze Foundry, Percy George Bentham ARBS
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 30th July 1922
    Attended by: Sir John Wood, Bart MP
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3250
Current location

Junction of Chapel Street
Foundry Street and Town Lane
Chapel Hill
Dukinfield
Tameside
Greater Manchester
SK16 4ET
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 94320 97919
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Helmeted soldier with rifle, standing easy, surmounting tall pedestal with inscription plaques. The soldier is facing east, both towards the battlefields where his comrades lie, and towards the Unitarian Old Chapel.
Inscription
TO OUR NOBLE DEAD/MEN OF DUKINFIELD/[names]/ 1939-1945/[names]/ IN PROUD MEMORY/OF THE MEN AND WOMEN OF THIS TOWM/WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/AT THE CALL OF THEIR COUNTRY/IN THE YEARS SINCE 1945/WE WILL REMEMBER THEM
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aden, Wilfred
Andrew, Harold
Andrew, Harold
Archer, William
Arnold, William
Ash, Joseph
Ashton, Fred
Ashton, Percy
Ashton, Walter
Ashworth, Walter
See details for all 542 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 460
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 460
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, Forename
    Order of information: surname THEN forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 82
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 82
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, Forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Post-1945 war or conflict
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Pedestal
    Measurements: depth 1800mm, width 1800mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Plaques
    Measurements: height 1200mm, width 450mm
    Materials: Bronze
  • Figure
    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
  • A CENTURY OF STATUES. THE HISTORY OF THE MORRIS SINGER FOUNDRY by JAMES, DUNCAN 46 Source: Image Library NIWM Published:THE MORRIS SINGER FOUNDRY LTD 1984 BASINGSTOKE
  • Men of Dukinfield: History of Dukinfield During the Great War. Author: Mike Pavasovic Publisher: Neil Richardson.

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