SJ9696 : Victoria Street War Memorial

taken 4 years ago, near to Hyde, Tameside, Great Britain

Victoria Street War Memorial
Victoria Street War Memorial
Victoria Street War Memorial on the corner with Cartwright Street is surrounded by wrought iron railings. The inscription on the plinth reads:

1914 - 1919

ERECTED BY THE RESIDENTS
OF VICTORIA STREET AND
DISTRICT,
IN HONOUR OF THE MEN
WHO ANSWERED THEIR
COUNTRY'S CALL.

KILLED IN ACTION:
**

UNVEILED AND DEDICATED BY
ALDERMAN TURNER MARCH 13TH 1920.

WILLOUGHBY WILDE & SONS,
HYDE.

** A full list of the names inscribed can be found at Carl's Cam LinkExternal link

The bronze statue of a soldier on the top is a replica, added in 2005, to replace the often vandalised original which is now on display in Hyde Town Hall SJ9494 : Newton's Little Soldier.
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SJ9696, 85 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 15 October, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 18 October, 2013
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Suburb, Urban fringe 
Date (from Tags)
1920 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9602 9605 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:27.6709N 2:3.6847W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9606 9603
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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War Memorial  Bronze Figures 

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