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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Salford
Town
Swinton
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
45507
Current location

Holy Rood Church Hall
Moorside Road
Swinton
Salford
Greater Manchester
M27 0HH
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 76512 01249
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Plinth surmounted by Celtic Cross. inscription on two sides of plinth.
Inscription
SIDE ONE: THIS CROSS/ WAS ERECTED IN/ LOVING & GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE/ MEN OF THIS PARISH/ WHO MADE/ THE SUPREME SACRIFICE IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1919/ (Names)/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVER MORE SIDE TWO: 1939 - 1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, T
Aitkin, J
Bailey, J
Bainbridge, Jw
Barnes, H
Barrow, Te
Bate, E
Belton, P
Berry, J
Bevan, Th
See details for all 67 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 54
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 54
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 13
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 2700MM
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
  • WAR MEMORIAL
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
History
2000: SOME OF THE LETTERING IS CHIPPED July 2997: Listed Grade 11
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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