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Memorial details

Memorial type
Stone of remembrance
District
Tameside
Town
Ashton-under-Lyne
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
Palestine (1918-1948), Malayan Emergency (1948-1960), Korean War (1950-1953), Vietnam War (1955-1975), Indonesian Confrontation (1963-1966), Afghanistan (2001-2014), Iraq War (2003-2011), Unknown
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11-11-2010
    Attended by: Mayor of Tameside
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
66756

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Current location

Memorial Garden
Old Street
Ashton-under-Lyne
Tameside
Greater Manchester
OL6 6LL
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 94264 99120
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Two ornamental plinths made of Portland stone standing either side of the walkway to the main war memorial. Those commemorated were from Ashton-under-Lyne, Audenshaw, Denton, Droylsden, Dukinfield, Hyde, Hollingworth, Mossley and Stalybridge
Inscription
(Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bailey, Colin Malcolm
Berry, Thomas Nelson
Birchall, Frederick George
Breeze, Andrew
Dawson, Sean
Downes, Tony
Etchells, Joseph
Halkyard, Eric
Hall, John Ronald
Hewitt, Wilfred
See details for all 16 names
Commemorations
  • Palestine (1918-1948)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, home town, regiment, date of death
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Malayan Emergency (1948-1960)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, home town, regiment, date of death
    Order of information: surname
  • Korean War (1950-1953)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, home town, regiment, date of death
    Order of information: surname
  • Vietnam War (1955-1975)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, home town, regiment, date of death
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Indonesian Confrontation (1963-1966)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, home town, regiment, date of death
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Afghanistan (2001-2014)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, home town, regiment, date of death
    Order of information: surname
  • Iraq War (2003-2011)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, home town, regiment, date of death
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Unknown
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, home town, regiment, date of death
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Stone of remembrance
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Portland stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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