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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
Bury
Town
Tottington
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MR WALTER MARSDEN
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: April 1930
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
43838
Current location

Tottington Public Park
Market Street
Tottington
Bury
Greater Manchester
BL8 3LX
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 77598 12937
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Portland stone wall with cross placed in centre. inscription at top of wall. Whole stands on a raised mound. Bronze wreaths at top corners of wall.
Inscription
At the top of the wall-WE OWE MORE TEARS TO THESE DEAD MEN/THAN TIME SHALL SEE US PAY+ 1914-1918 At the base of the wall- 1939/1945
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
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Portland
  • Wall
    Measurements: height C 1800MM, width C 3000MM
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
BURY DISTRICT COUNCIL
Reference

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