War Memorial Outside Bury Parish Church – Bury, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc
N 53° 35.616 W 002° 17.851
30U E 546494 N 5938535
Quick Description: 2 panels flanking the cross on the war memorial.
Location: North West England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 2/20/2011 2:09:33 PM
Waymark Code: WMARZM
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
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Long Description:
The war memorial was originally erected in remembrance of the first world war and was unveiled in 1924 by the Earl of Derby. It stands outside Bury Parish Church in the old market square.

The memorial is made of Portland Stone and in the centre has a cross. Flanking the cross are 2 panels celebrating those who contributed to the success in the war.

The left hand panel depicts members of 3 armed forces and a nurse. The right hand panel depicts civilian occupations including miners, engineers, carpenters and munition workers.
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Date Sculpture was opened for vewing?: 1/1/1924

Where is this sculpture?:
Market Place
Bury, Greater Manchester United Kingdom


Sculptors Name: Joseph Hermon Cawthra

Website for sculpture?: Not listed

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