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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)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: October 1920
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3270
Current location

Dukinfield Cemetery
Hall Green Road
Dukinfield
Tameside
Greater Manchester
SK16 4EP
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 94558 98122
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Celtic cross standing on a squat plinth.
Inscription
SWEET JESUS HAVE MERCY ON THE/ SOULS OF THE MEN OF/ ST MARY'S DUKINFIELD/ WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS NO MAN HATH/ THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS/ FRIENDS/ THE BLOOD OF HEROES IS THE SEED/ REST IN PEACE.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bligh, P
Breen, T
Burgess, W J
Chadwick, J
Chadwick, J R
Connolly, J
Constantine, J
Coughlin, A
Croghan, W
Dunne, W
See details for all 41 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, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • 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
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 900mm
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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