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Memorial details

Memorial type
Wall
District
Macclesfield
Town
Wilmslow
County
Cheshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 4 October 1969
    Attended by: Rt. Rev. Gordon Strutt, Bishop of Stockport. Harry Hulme, Chairman of Wilmslow Royal British Legion.
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
9992
Current location

Mill Street
Wilmslow
Macclesfield
Cheshire
SK9 1BA
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 84858 81467
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Corner Of Water Lane And Hawthorne Street
    Wilmslow
    Macclesfield
    Cheshire
    SJ 84499 81315
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SJ 844 813
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Wall with mounted WW1 plaque, on elevated roadside platform reached by three steps. There is a stone WW1 dedication tablet and a bronze panel for the names WW2 plaque mounted at centre of top step on angled face of stone block. The names are inscribed on a wall of 3 panels of stone. There is also a small stone about the location of the WW2 Roll of Honour. Low wall along steps and surrounded by memorial garden.
Inscription
1939-1945/ GARDEN OF REMEMBRANCE AND THANKSGIVING/ DEDICATED BY THE LORD BISHOP OF CHESTER/ THE RT REV D.H.CRICK D.D. F.S.A/ 26TH JULY 1950/ WE SHALL REMEMBER THEM Dedication Tablet-THIS MEMORIAL/WAS DEDICATED BY/ GORDON,/BISHOP OF STOCKPORT/4th OCTOBER 1969/LEST WE FORGET/ The plaque bearing the names of the men from Wilmslow who laid down their lives in the/ Great War (1914-1919) was transferred from the original Cenotaph erected at Little/ Lindow, Wilmslow. WW1 names Plaque-[names in 3 columns]. Above the plaque is a stone which reads-1914-1918 WW2 ROH Stone-1939-45/ROLL OF HONOUR/IS LOCATED IN/ST BARTHOLOMEW'S CHURCH WW2 wall- Panel 1- [NAMES] Panel 2- 1939-1945/[NAMES] Panel 3- [NAMES]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Acton, J
Ainsworth, C
Antrobus, W
Ashton, E
Austin, H
Bacon, Phyllis
Baddeley, Maurice Edward
Bailey, A
Bailey, H
Bailey, J A
See details for all 219 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 171
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 171
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, initials of forenames, decorations
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 48
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 48
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, rank, regiment, forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Wall
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
1948: Memorial was rebuilt. WWII names added and memorial gardens planted. Current site had been an industrial and housing area.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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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