War graves and Memorial Inscriptions


The following is a list of servicemen’s graves in St Georges, Stalybridge graveyard 

Official war graves

R5       G1                   795076 GUNNER J MADDOCK

                                    ROYAL FIELD ARTILLERY, 12th APRIL 1919


R9       G16                 51711 G. ASHTON 20 Bn. King’s Liverpool Rgt

                                   21st March 1918, age 22.


R12     G27                 83398 Driver A. FISH Royal Engineers

        2nd July 1917.

R15     G18                 270057 Private A CROPPER

         Manchester regiment, 12th August 1920           


RB4    G7                   1132602 Flight Sergeant J. HOLLINGSWORTH

                                    Wireless operator/Air gunner Royal Air Force 16th January 1945


There are also several headstones containing references to forces personnel who died in conflict

R2       G9                   Also of their Son SERGEANT TOM SAXON of the 3rd

                                  King's Own Hussars killed in action in France on  August 10th 1918 aged 29 years.


R7       G11                 HAROLD BURGESS, 6th BATT. Loyal North Lancs. Regt., who died

        at hospital Amor Mesopotamia. Oct 11th 1916, in his 30th year.


R9      G11               Also DOUGLAS (DAWSON) their Son, killed in action

                                August 1916 aged 18 years.


R9      G31              Also of GEORGE HARRY (HALL) their Son who fell in action in

                               France October 7th 1916 aged 34 years.


R14    G41               also BORIS BRAMLEY BUCKLEY, son of the above killed in action

                               July 6th 1918 aged 19 years. Buried at PERRES, France.


R15     G28             Private JAMES CHRISTIAN B.D.S.M. Killed in action 1914 – 1944

                               Sargent FRANK HARRIS Killed in action 1918 – 1943


R16     G8               Pt. JOHN HENRY STEVENS, 1ts. 7th The Kings Liverpool Regt.

     killed in action in Belgium 2nd Aug. 1917 aged 27 years,           


R22    G42               also their beloved son P.T.E.GEORGE NEVILLE 1st Batt. South

                                Lancs. Reg. killed in action in Normandy 1911- 1944


R24  G42               Also JONATHAN (RATCLIFFE) their son killed in France

                              November 20th 1917 aged 27 years


RB9  G4                And WILFRED (WARDLE) who died in action in France

                             January 8th 1940 aged 32 years


RB9  G10             Cpl. JOHN MURREY, 1st Batn. Irish Guards, killed in Action 

                             Feb.4th 1944 aged 23 years and interred ANZIO, Italy.


RB16  G10          Capt. W.H.HARROP, who was killed in action in

                             France Oct. 9th 1917 aged 36 years


RB24 G6               Also their son THOMAS FLANAGAN, killed in action May 3rd 1944

                              aged 24 years