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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Bury
Town
Bury
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
75124
Current location

Site of St Mark's Church- now a Salvation Army Citadel
Brookshaw Road
Bury
Bury
Greater Manchester
BL9 6ED
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 81052 11611
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Stone Celtic style cross on a shaft, a tapered pedestal and a 3 stepped base
Inscription
On the shaft of the cross-TO THE/GLORY OF GOD/AND IN/LOVING MEMORY/OF THE BOYS/FROM ST MARK'S/CHURCH & SCHOOLS/WHO LAID DOWN/THEIR LIVES/FOR GOD, KING AND/COUNTRY/IN THE GREAT WAR/1914-19 On the pedestal- [names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ashworth, Harold
Aspin, Richard J
Austin, Robert
Bagnall, Thomas
Bedford, Robert
Bennett, Joseph
Benson, Harry
Bertwistle, John
Birch, Arnold H
Birchall, Frederick
See details for all 61 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 61
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 61
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank
    Order of information: rank THEN surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Pedestal
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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