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Current location

Town Hall
Market Place
Ashton-under-Lyne
Tameside
Greater Manchester
OL6 6DL
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 93897 99257
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Circular wall-mounted plaque with embossed lettering. Borough Arms at centre.
Inscription
TAMESIDE METROPOLITAN BOROUGH/ In honour of these valiant men of Tameside awarded the/ VICTORIA CROSS/ (NAMES)/ Unveiled by Councillor Philip Wilkinson 20th April 1995
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Buckley, John
Forshaw, William Thomas
Hill, Albert
Kirk, James
Moynihan, Andrew
Procter, Andrew Herbert
Schofield, Harry Norton
Sykes, Ernest
See details for all 8 names
Commemorations
  • VC or GC Recipients
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, year of birth, year of death, decorations
    Order of information: surname
  • Indian Mutiny (1857-1858)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, year of birth, year of death, decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Crimean War (1853-1856)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, year of birth, year of death, decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, year of birth, year of death, decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 4
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, year of birth, year of death, decorations
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Unknown
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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