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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cenotaph
District
Tameside
Town
Newton Wood
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Messrs JJ HIrst & Son, Mr Samuel Hague
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 13th October 1917
    Attended by: Colonel John Wood MP
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3252
Current location

Junction of Wood Street and Victoria Road
Victoria Road
Newton Wood
Tameside
Greater Manchester
SK16 4UT
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 94161 96735
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Squat cenotaph with shallow pediment on each face, surmounted by carved crown
Inscription
(ON ALL FOUR SIDES): IN HONOUR (ON FRONT):1914-1919 (ON BACK): ERECTED BY THE RESIDENTS OF NEWTON WOOD. COMMITTEE (COMMITTEE NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, E
Alcock, W
Allcock, C
Allcock, T
Arnold, L
Ashton, W
Bacon, A H
Bacon, A W
Bacon, F J
Banks, J
See details for all 212 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 214
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 214
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, regiment, surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: regiment THEN rank
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: depth 1370mm, height 3950mm, width 1370mm
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • NEWTON WOOD 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
Sponsorship
Private

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