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Memorial details

Memorial type
Other memorial
District
Bury
Town
Bury
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Korean War (1950-1953)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
43846
Current location

SCHOOL HALL
ELTON HIGH SCHOOL
Openshaw Fold Rd
Bury
Bury
Greater Manchester
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 800 100
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
MEMORIAL WOODEN CUPBOARD. NAMES CARVED ON OUTSIDE OF DOORS. NAMES OF SCHOOL AND COLOURED CREST ABOVE.
Inscription
BURY MINICIPAL SECONDARY SCHOOL/ BURY HIGH SCHOOL/ GREAT WAR/ 1914-1919/ (NAMES)/ KOREA/ 1952/ (NAME)/ WORLD WAR II/ 1939-1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Hutchinson, Samuel
Kershaw, George Hartley
Leigh, John
Leigh, William Booth
Moore, Lawrence
Preston, Wilfred
Rohins, Joseph Alfred
Scott, John
Stone, John Knight
Talhot, Trevor Whitehead
See details for all 16 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 44
    Served and returned: 22
    Died: 22
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 70
    Served and returned: 35
    Died: 35
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Korean War (1950-1953)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Door
    Measurements: height C 1500 MM
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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