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Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Broadbottom War Memorial

The eleventh day of the eleventh month is Remembrance Day so I thought an appropriate post would be a close-up view of the War Memorial on Mottram Road, Broadbottom.

It is a four-sided edifice, with pillars at each corner. The pillars are capped with pinnacles and the monument topped with a dome bearing a large cross.

The inscriptions are bourne on four marble slabs, above each of which is a small gable.

Even though still to be completed, it was unveiled on Saturday, July 1, 1922.


babooshka said...

Still to be completed! The right image for today as so many have been.

RuneE said...

An appropriate post.

A slight digress: On the eleventh day of the eleventh month I took my Ph.D.

Tash said...

Such devistating losses for Britain in that war are seen by the repetition of the last names on the memorial. Lovely post - and a good reminder "LEST WE FORGET".

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