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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Tameside
Town
Dukinfield
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Local Craftsman
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 01 October 1921
    Attended by: Bishop of Chester
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3254
Current location

St Marks Church
Railway Street
Dukinfield
Tameside
Greater Manchester
SK16 4PR
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 93767 98168
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Celtic cross standing on a tapering shaft and plinth with two steps. Names are on the face of the plinth in black lettering.
Inscription
To the Glory of God/AND IN MEMORY OF THE MEN/OF OUR CHURCH, SCHOOLS AND/MISSIONS/WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919/ "TO LIVE IN HEARTS WE LEAVE BEHIND/IS NOT TO DIE."/" SONS OF THIS PLACE, LET THIS OF YOU BE SAID/- THAT YOU WHO LIVE ARE WORTHY OF YOUR DEAD"/ (Names) 1939 [names] 1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Andrews, Harold
Ash, Joe
Ashton, Percy
Barlow, William Hurst
Bennett, Fred
Bickerdyke, Harry
Cooper, Raymond
Cowsill, Walter B
Crane, John Arthur
Dalton, Fred
See details for all 45 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 41
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 41
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, regiment, forename
    Order of information: regiment THEN surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 3962 mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Memorial: £ 300.00

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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