Marple War Memorial

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Marple Memorial Park






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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Composite
  • Stone Stone (any)
  • Stone Granite
Lettering: Incised
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
  • Afghanistan (2001 -)
About the memorial: Monument with allegorical statue set on a granite column with stone platform and steps surrounded by curved flowerbeds. The statue is of a draped female figure (Hope) with hands clasped together on a square column set on a square plinth base. The main inscription and WWI names are inscribed on the main column and plinth base. The memorial was modified after WWII and two upright granite slabs added with WWII names enscribed. In 2009 an enscription was added in memory of Corporal Danny WInter, killed in Afghanistan.
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WAR MEMORIAL PARK. This land was given by the Carver & Barlow families of this Parish in memory of the men who fell in the Great War 1914-1918, and the laying out was done by public subscription.

WWI: ADSHEAD Herbert, ALLEN Frank, ARCHER John, ARDERN Joseph, ASHTON Robert, ATKINSON Fred, AUSTIN Leonard, AUSTIN William, BAGSHAWE Geoffrey H., BARLOW Harold C., BARNES William, BARTON Colin, BATES Carlos C., BELL Joseph, BENNETT Ernest DCM, BENNETT Joseph, BENNETT Josiah, BENNETT Thomas, BOOTH John T., BOOTH Joseph, BRADBURY Ernest, BRADDOCK Joe, BRADWELL Frank, BROCKLEHURST G. Bowden, BROCKLEHURST Sidney J., BROOM Allan, BROWN John, BUDENBERG Donald H., BURRELL Joseph, BURTON Harold M., BYROM Clarance, CARVER Basil A., CARVER Oswald A., CHANEY W. Herbert, COOKE Harold, COOPER Harold, COOPER William, CRESSWELL A. Gordon, DAWSON Frank T., DAWSON Robert G., DEAN William, DIXON Robert C., DUDDY Joseph, DUXBURY James, DUXBURY William, EUSTACE John, FARMER Arthur J., FERNLEY James, FERNS Albert, FIELDING George, FIELDING John, FLETCHER Walter, FLINT Walter, FORTH Charles, FOWLER Edward W., FROST Harry, GARDINER Fred, GODDARD William, GREAVES Norman, GREENHALGH Ernest, GREENWOOD Wilfred, HAGUE Joseph, HALL Dennis, HALLAM John W, HALLWORTH Herbert, HALLWORTH, John W., HALLWORTH Thomas, HAMPSON John, HARDY Jack, HARGRAVES Frank, HARTLEY Bernard H., HAYES Arthur, HAYES John W., HOLLAND Joseph, HOOLE Arthur, HOPWOOD Fred, HOPWOOD Walter, HOWARD J. Leslie, BRADSHAW-ISHERWOOD F.E., INGHAM Charles Henry., JACK J. Edward, JOHNSON Cyril B., KERSHAW James, LEIGH William, LLOYD Fred, MACKERETH Egbert, MATHER Roland, McDERMOTT Joseph, McLAINE Donald, MILLER Benjamin, MILLER George W., MORGAN Alec, MORRIS Burt, MYCOCK Edward, NEALE Oswald, NORBURY Alan, ORFORD Charles R.H., PHILLIPS Benjamin, PHILLIPS George, PICKFORD Fred, PICKFORD Raymond MM, PLATT Horace, PLATT Samuel, PLATT Thomas, PROCTER Stanley, RHODES Arthur, RIDGWAY Stanley, RILEY Fred, ROBINSON Leonard, SHARPLES J. Everatt, SHARPLES Norman, SINCLAIR Kenneth, SLATER Charles E., SMITH Bertram, SPEAKMAN Richard, SPEAKMAN Robert E., STOTT W. Arthur, SUTTON Alfred, SYLVESTER Harry, TAYLOR G. Frederick, TAYLOR Granville, TAYLOR William K., TEFFT John, THELWALL Frederick, THELWALL Samuel, TOMLINSON Arthur M., TOTTERDELL David, TRUST Ernest H., WALTER Raymond, WARBURTON Stanley, WARD William E., WARNER Thomas G.F. MM, WILLSHAW Sidney, WELLS John S. Collings, WOODCOCK Walter C., WOODHOUSE Henry, WRAY Thomas, YARWOOD Edward, YARWOOD Richard, YOUNG Edmund Turner, YOUNG Malcolm H. WWII: BASNETT William, PICKFORD Henry, BATTERTON Fredrick Raymond, PORCHER Frederick Charles, BEARD Cyril, RICHARDS Donald Arthur, BIRD Anthony Goulding, RIDINGS John Joseph, BLEAKLEY Ronald Miles, ROBINSON Leonard, BRIDGE Godfrey, SHAW Kenneth, BROWN Rowland, SHAW Thomas, CLARKE David, SHELDON Cyril Arnfield, COCKS William, LONGDEN Thomas, SHUTTLEWORTH William, DIXON Thomas Stanley, MACNAB Peter, SKELLERN Tom, DOWNS Frank, MALLETT Charles Lucas, SMITH Robert, GIBSON Albert William, MCMILLAN Donald, SOWERBY James Handley, GREEN Thomas Edward, MESSENGER Ernest Paul, TAYLOR William, HAYNE George William, MOTTERSHEAD Robert Kenneth, TEW Harold Philip, HAMMAN Anthony Creighton, MYCOCK Leslie, TYRELL Harold Francis, HAZELHURST John, NIELD Frank Knowles, WALKER John (Jack), HEATH Alfred, OLDHAM Edwin, WALKER John Keith, HIGGINBOTHAM Alan, PARROTT John Charles, WHALLEY George, HOLLAND James, WILSON Gordon Albert Charles, KIRK Samuel, WOOD Thomas.

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