War Memorial, Methodist Church, Mottram-St-Andrew, Cheshire.

War Memorial, Methodist Church, Mottram-St-Andrew, Cheshire.


Inside the Methodist Church, Mottram-Saint-Andrew, Cheshire.


A Roll of Honour mounted in a simple wooden frame. The frame is fitted with a pair of wooden doors which also have names written on them.

It Names

The Roll of Honour names those of the area who fell in WW1 and WW2.

The doors name all those of the area who served in WW1.


These also served John ARROWSMITH Edward BELL Thomas BELL Richard BOULTER Thomas BROADHURST   James CLIFFE Mathew CLIFFE Bernard COYNE Percy DEAN Joseph ENTWISTLE James FAULKNER Albert FORD Lance FORD William FORD Albert GRANGE Frank GRANGE Harry GRANGE Joseph GRANGE Leonard GRANGE Sydney GRANGE Robert GREG William GRESTY James HALL John HALL George HARDING John HARDING George JACKSON
Roll of Honour
    For the freedom of the world these lives were given and for all time shall these names be honoured. Ralph BOWER, Royal Engineers. Died 30 June 1918

Charles MAY, Cheshire Regt. Died 8 November 1917

Alfred POLLARD, RASC, mt. Died 6 November 1918

Edward SLATER, RGA. Killed in action 15 December 1917

Ernest THOMPSON, 20 Manch Regt. Killed 1 March 1917

William THOMPSON, Corp, 7th Ches Regt. Killed in action 4 Oct 1917

George WALKER, Corp. Royal Welsh Fus. Killed in action 24 Oct 1914    

Frank WRIGHT, 2nd Grenadier Gds. Killed 27 March 1918 The following residents made the supreme sacrifice during the 1939 - 1945 war John Crawford ATTY Royal Field Artillery 17 June 1944

George Edward POWELL Home Guard 9 Aug 1944

Ernest BERESFORD, Royal Welsh Fus. Killed in action 22 Aug 1917

Charles ENTWISTLE, Lieut. 8th Manchester Regt. Killed in action 21 Mar 1918  

Walter FORREST, Sergt. DCM 3rd Worces Regt. Killed in action 10 June 1917

Donald LARDNER, HMS Pathfinder Killed in action, August 1914

John POWELL, RFA Killed in action 2 May 1917

George POWELL, Sergt Major 1/7th Cheshire Regt. Killed in action 10 Aug 1915

John Arthur RYLE, Cheshire Regt Died 17 October 1918

Henry SLATER, 1st Batt Rifle Brigade Killed in action 1 July 1916

Louis STEARN, 3rd Reserve Cavalry Regt. Died 25 June 1919

Albert THIRLWALL, 10th Cheshire Regt. Killed 20 May 1916

Stanley THIRLWALL, 1/7 Royal Welsh Fus. Killed in action 6 Nov 1917

Fred WALLER, Lance Corp 18th Manch Regt. Killed in action 9 July 1916 George PROUDLOVE London Irish Rifles 14 Sept 1944

These also served Herbert JANSON James JANSON Arthur LEAH John LEAH John MASSEY William MASSEY Albert NORBURY Arthur PALMER Fred POTTS Harry POWELL Ernest RIDGEWAY William RIDGEWAY   William SLATER Percy STEARN Frank THIRLWELL David VAUGHAN Sam WALKER William WALKER James WOOD Joseph WOOD Arthur WOOLEY Harold WOOLEY Philip WOOLEY Joseph WRIGHT Peter WRIGHT George YARWOOD William YARWOOD

War Memorial, Methodist Church, Mottram-St-Andrew, Cheshire.

Thank You

To Bill Pilkington for help in transcribing this memorial.

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