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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Tameside
Town
Droylsden
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Post-1945 war or conflict
Maker
Mr J H Sellers of Manchester, David Holland
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 15 January 1921
    Attended by: Councillor W T Haworth JP
  • Dedicated
    Date: 15 January 1921
    Attended by: Rev S L Connor
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3269
Current location

Roadside where Ashdale Crescent meets The Quadrant and Cemetery Road. Near Droylsden cemetery.
Cemetery Road
Droylsden
Tameside
Greater Manchester
M43 6QQ
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 89930 98447
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Tall triangular pillar on three-sided base. Cross carved into top section of column with vertical slits beneath its arms.
Inscription
REMEMBRANCE/ 1914 1918/ 1939 1945 On New stone affixed to one side of the base-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
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • 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
  • Column
    Measurements: height c6000mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Comments: At the day of the unveiling ceremony, a further £700 was needed in order to cover the cost of the memorial.
Memorial: £1900

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • The Builder 145/ 6 May 1920
  • Local Publication/Booklet 6/ 22 January 1921 Gorton and Openshaw Reporter
  • The Builder 316/ 9 September 1921

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