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Memorial details

Memorial type
Sculptured / Cast figure
District
Macclesfield
Town
Knutsford
County
Cheshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Sir Hamo Thorneycroft (Sculptor)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1922
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
70659
Current location

British Red Cross Headquarters
Northwich Road
Knutsford
Macclesfield
Cheshire
WA16 0AW
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 74316 78632
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Private Residence
    Knutsford
    Macclesfield
    Cheshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
  • Booths Hall
    Knutsford
    Macclesfield
    Cheshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
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Description
Cast figure standing on stone plinth with plaque on 6 o'clock face with war dates. Figure of a soldier in WW1 Battle Dress with his left hand shielding his eyes. The whole stands on a grass lawn in front of the hospital.
Inscription
1914 - 1918 / 1939 - 1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Sculpture
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Details: Family of Mr Haron Baronian commissioned the statue in his likeness.

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