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Memorial details

Memorial type
Sculptured / Cast figure
District
Cheshire East
Town
Knutsford
County
Cheshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
78996
Current location

Knutsford Library
Toft Rd
Knutsford
Cheshire East
Cheshire
WA16 0PG
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 50171 51185
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Granite plinth mounted with statue of a Tommy. Front bears dedication and the sides the names of the fallen.
Inscription
THIS MEMORIAL WAS UNVEILED BY THE MAYOR OF KNUTSFORD COUNCILLOR PETER COAN 6TH OCTOBER 2018 / IN COMMEMORATION OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR / DEDICATED OT THE FALLEN OF / KNUTSFORD / LEST WE FORGET / KNUTSFORD TOWN COUNCIL / THIS STATUE IS ONE OF ONLY SIX MEMORIALS IN THE COUNTRY WHERE THE FIGURE DEPICTED IS THE / LIKENESS OF A KNOWN SERVICEMAN / HARON J BARONIAN/8TH BATTALION CHESHIRE REGIMENT /KILLED IN ACTION 11TH April 1917/ COMMISSIONED BY THE FAMILY / SCULPTOR HAMO THORNEYCROFT RA/ CAST BY ALBION ART FOUNDRY LTD /LONDON 1918/ STOOD ORIGINALLY IN THE GROUNDS OF THE FAMILY / HOME BRAE COTTAGE LEIGH ROAD AND SUBSEQUENTLY / AT THE WAR MEMORIAL COTTAGE HOSPITAL
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ainscoe, W
Ainscoe, W
Alcock, Wc
Alcock, W C
Allen, Wf
Allen, W F
Ashby, H
Atkinson, A
Atkinson, A
Atkinson, A
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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