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Forgotten Heroes

Names for the memorial were gathered throughout the war by the Masefields, with several appeals for information appearing in the local newspapers. The names were first used for a printed Roll of Honour and then for the first Cheadle War Memorial. When the memorial was replaced by the metal plaques, a second appeal for names was made.


Despite the committee’s best efforts to list all the men from the Cheadle area, at least three names were missed. Frederick Adams was added to the memorial in the 1980s, but two men remain unlisted, despite being buried in Cheadle’s cemetery with Military headstones.

Edward Walley Bloor

Edward was born in 1899 and was the son of Richard T. and Fanny Bloor, he served as a Telegraphist in the Royal Navy and died 16th April 1919.

James Arthur Stone

James was born in 1896 and was the son of John and Sarah Stone of Cecilly Street, he served in the Royal Army Medical Corp and died 12th May 1921.


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