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Memorial details

Memorial type
Garden
District
Tameside
Town
Gee Cross, Hyde
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
Non-Specific Conflict, Peace and Anti-War memorials
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 2001
    Attended by: Ron Husband, the first archivist of Hyde War Memorial Trust
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
55981

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Current location

Werneth Low Country Park
Higham Lane
Gee Cross
Hyde
Tameside
Greater Manchester
SK14 5LT
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 96026 93590
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Stone of Remembrance with an inset plaque and lettering in white set in the middle of a circular wall surrounding a garden.
Inscription
LEST WE FORGET/ In this place of peace/ reflect on the wars that have brought such sorrow,/ remember those who died,/ those who suffer, those who mourn./ We inherit the benefits of such sacrifice,/ may we be thankful,/ and our lives work for justice and peace/ HYDE WAR MEMORIAL TRUST/ remembering the Great War, World War II and all conflicts
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Non-Specific Conflict
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Peace and Anti-War memorials
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Garden
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Pillar
    Measurements: depth 200mm, height 1050mm, width 725mm
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Responsibility
Hyde War Memorial Trust
Reference

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