Hazel Grove

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Reference WMO200934

Address:

Memorial Gardens

London Road

Hazel Grove

Stockport

England

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Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Latin cross
Materials:
  • Stone Stone (any)
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Floriated cross on top of tall octagonal stem with decorated top and curved base set on octagonal plinth with dedication and WW1 names. Memorial stands on 3 stepped base with further sloping stone wit WW2 dedication and names.
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INSCRIPTION Plinth, north east side: ERECTED TO THE / ENDURING MEMORY / OF THE MEN OF / HAZEL GROVE / WHO DIED FOR / THEIR COUNTRY IN / THE GREAT WARS / 1914-1918 / 1939-1945 South east: AT / THE GOING DOWN / OF THE SUN / AND / IN THE MORNING / WE WILL / REMEMBER THEM The remaining six sides of the plinth are inscribed with 104 names (first and surnames) without mention of rank or military decorations. The names are ordered alphabetically by surname except for the last name on three of the faces. The Second World War memorial slab is headed 1939-1945 and lists 64 names in the same format as the First World War memorial with a 65th name (still in alphabetical order) at the foot of the list inscribed on the kerb stone.

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Grade II (England)

1393514

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