Nearly-Midnight The genealogy website relating to the family. A tangled web of people all related to one another, explore!
Robert Clark The Father of Henry Martyn-Clark - A missionary out in the North-West Frontier of India. One of the first Europeans to set foot in Afganistan
Affetside Census
A small village north of Bury, Lancashire, I can trace many of my immediate ancestors from there. On the Roman Road, Watling Street
Andrew Martyn-Clark My Father and his part in my World. Also my mother and his parents too.
Henry Martyn-Clark My Great Grandfather, his roots and his achievements. Discusses malaria but also his confrontations with Islam.

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Friday, 6 January 2012

Didsbury War Memorial

Didsbury War Memorial is almost at the junction of Wilmslow road and Barlow Moor Road. This seems to be very much the heart of the community here. There are several evocative places of interest nearby and they will also be linked from here. The Library - surely a listed building, together with its blue plaques, the clock tower and Warburton Street. But it is the memorial that is highlighted here. A list of the inscriptions is shown here at the DataStore page.

Looking from the junction of Barlow Moor Road

The inscription

DIDSBURY
WAR MEMORIAL 1914-1919
________________

TO THE MEMORY OF THE
SACRED DEAD OF THIS
VILLAGE, WHO HAVING LEFT
ALL THAT WAS DEAR TO
THEM, ENDURED HARDSHIPS, 
FACED DANGERS AND FINALLY 
PAID THE SUPREME SACRIFICE
IN DEFENCE OF KING 
AND COUNTRY

"LET THEIR NAMES BE EVER 
REMEMBERED WITH GRATITUDE

MAY THEIR SOULS 
REST IN PEACE"



The Second World War citation on the base

The first of 3 sides of names

The second of the 3 sides

The final Side

The War memorial viewed
from near the clock tower

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