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Memorial details

Memorial type
Bells or bell tower
District
Stockport
Town
Stockport
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 2000
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
66780
Current location

St. Peter's Church
St Petersgate
Stockport
Stockport
Greater Manchester
SK1 1AL
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 89471 90300
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A ships bell and below two wooden shields with the badges of The Merchant Navy and the Hazel Grove Branch of the Royal Naval Association. At the foot is a rectangular plaque with the dedication and names.
Inscription
ROLL OF HONOUR/ CONVOY RESCUE SHIP S.S.STOCKPORT/ MERCHANT NAVY (Names in 3 columns)/ ROYAL NAVY/ (Names in a single column)/ WE WILL REMEMBER THEM.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allan, John Nelson
Angus, James
Ashton, Colin
Butler, Richard
Cameron, Kenneth William Roland
Catois, Charles
Clark, John
Crawford, Hugh Henderson
Donaldson, David
Donnelly, Peter Anthony
See details for all 63 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forenames, surname, decorations
    Order of information: service THEN surname
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 51
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 51
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forenames, surname, decorations
    Order of information: service THEN surname
Components
  • Bells
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Details: By Stockport Merchant Navy Association.
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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