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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: August 1916
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Lost
WM Reference
52380
Previous locations
  • UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
    Park Green
    Macclesfield
    Macclesfield
    Cheshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SJ 910 730
    Denomination: Methodist
Description
OAK PLAQUE
Inscription
PARK GREEN UNITED METHODIST CHURCH/ ROLL OF HONOUR OF FORMER MEMBERS OF THIS CHURCH SCHOOL WHO RESPONDED TO THE CALL OF KING AND COUNTRY/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allinson, Frank
Armitt, J H
Ashton, Fred
Ashton, H William
Balfield, Harold
Barber, Tom
Barber, Wilfred
Barbes, James
Barnett, George
Barnett, Sam
See details for all 42 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 46
    Served and returned: 46
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Condition
History
THE PARK GREEN CHURCH CLOSED IN 1940 AND THE BUIDLING WAS BOUGHT BY THE NEIGHBORUING FROST'S SILK MILL WHO USED IT AS AN INDUSTRIAL PREMISES UNTIL IT WAS SOLD TO GRANDUS LTD IN 1970 THEY STILL OCCUPY IT. THEY STATE THAT THE BUILDING WAS COMPLETELY EMPTY WHEN THEY BOUGHT IT
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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