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War Memorial
War Memorial
War Memorial
War Memorial
War Memorial
War Memorial
War Memorial
War Memorial
War Memorial

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A statue of Saint George in medieval dress, head bowed in mourning, hands on his sword on a pedestal decorated with a laurel wreath. It is set on a tall plinth with wreaths and crests decoration below the architrave. There is a laurel wreath on each face. The inscription is in gilt lettering.
Title

War Memorial

Date

1923

Medium

marble & granite

Measurements

H 243 x W (?) x D (?) cm;
Plinth: H 330 x W 122 x D (?) cm

Accession number

M33_MH_S007

Acquisition method

purchased with funds raised by a memorial appeal organised by Stretford Council

Work type

War memorial

Owner

Trafford Council

Custodian

Trafford Council

Work status

extant

Listing status

Grade II (England and Wales)

Unveiling date

25th August 1923

Access

at all times

Inscription description

upper plaque: LEST / WE / FORGET / TO THE / HONOURED MEMORY / OF THE MEN OF / SALE / AND / ASHTON-UPON-MERSEY / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES / DURING THE GREAT WAR / FOR THEIR KING / AND / COUNTRY / 1914–1919 / AND / 1939–1945; lower plaque: IN / HONOURED MEMORY / OF THE / MEN AND WOMEN / OF THIS BOROUGH / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES / 1939–1945

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Located at

School Road, Sale

M33 2DG