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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Macclesfield
Town
Macclesfield
County
Cheshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 5 December 1920
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
52373

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Current location

Silk Museum
Park Lane
Macclesfield
Macclesfield
Cheshire
SK11 6TJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 91776 73270
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Christ Church
    Bridge Street
    Macclesfield
    Macclesfield
    Cheshire
    SK11 6EG
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SJ 91403 73528
    Denomination: Church of England
  • Higher Hurdsfield Sunday School
    Rainow Road
    Higher Hurdsfield
    Macclesfield
    Cheshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SJ 930 740
    Denomination: Methodist
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Description
Brass triangular topped plaque framed in oak
Inscription
IN HONOURED MEMORY/ OF THE FOLLOWING/ SCHOLARS OF HURDSFIELD/ SUNDAY SCHOOL/ WHO FELL/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1919/ (Names)/ "TO LIVE IN HEARTS WE/ LEAVE BEHIND IS NOT TO DIE"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bradbury, S
Coups, H
Farr, A S
Gosling, J
Mackay, D R
Potts, J
Ridings, H G
Robinson, H
Rose, H
Wood, A
See details for all 10 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 10
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Frame
    Measurements: height 1200MM, width 600MM
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
Macclesfield Museums Trust

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