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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Tameside
Town
Droylsden
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), VC or GC Recipients
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1998
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
45153
Current location

In the Porch
St Mary's Church
Church Street
Droylsden
Tameside
Greater Manchester
M43 7BR
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 90594 98141
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
CIRCULAR BLUE PAINTED METAL PLAQUE WITH INSCRIPTION IN WHITE LETTERING & THE ARMS OF TAMESIDE BOROUGH COUNCIL AT THE TOP OF THE PLAQUE
Inscription
ARTHUR HERBERT PROCTER V.C./ 1890 - 1973/ BORN AT BOOTLE AWARDED THE VICTORIA CROSS FOR BRAVERY/ IN THE FIRST WORLD WAR./ LATER ORDAINED PRIEST & SERVED AT/ ST STEPHEN'S CHURCH, HYDE/ AND FROM 1946 - 1951/ AS RECTOR OF ST MARY'S CHURCH DROYLSDEN
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Procter, A H
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, year died, forenames, place of birth, year of birth, additional, decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
  • VC or GC Recipients
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, year died, forenames, place of birth, year of birth, additional, decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Local Publication/Booklet 'Mini Guide Tameside Greater Manchester'

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