Walton Mellor

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Reference #251301

Address:

St Michael & All Angels Church

Church Street

Ashton-Under-Lyne

OL6 6XJ

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Materials:
  • Stone Marble
Lettering: Painted
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: A colourful memorial made from a mosaic of tiles located at the side of the alter within the church.
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In loving memory of WALTON MELLOR captain the Royal Irish Regiment son of John Edward and Florence Mellor of Ashton-Under-Lyne. Born 1878 killed in action at Mons, Belgium on August 25th 1914. He served with the Lancashire Fusiliers in the South African War 1900-1905 and received the Queens medal with four clasps and the Kings medal with two clasps. He was transferred to the Royal Irish Regiment in 1908, and was instructor at the Royal Military College Sandhurst 1910-1914. "Dulce et Decorum est pro patria mori"

Walton Mellor

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