Newspaper cuttings relating to Forces Personnel from Marple including :
Chris Finney receiving the George Cross for Bravery : 2007
Wayne Ayres returning from Iraqi 2007
Danny Winter : Died in Afghanistan : 1980 - 2008
James Freeman : WW2 …
Photocopy of Black & White photograph of six young men outside the Brickbridge entrance to All Saint Church with writing on the left hand side stating "The Silent Six".
Photograph on Virtual Tour
Typed text explains the story of these young men…
a. Laminated A4 Poster advertising Exhibition at Marple Library "Remembered" Marple Men who fell in The Great War on the 14th - 27th November 1999.
b. Newspaper cuttings from The Review 2006 with photograph of Peter Clark and his book "Remembered"…
Photocopy of tribute certificate from Marple Urban District Council, District War Committee on behalf of the inhabitants of Marple giving appreciation of the heroic sacrifice made by their family member. September 1919
Booklet entitled " Mellor Remembers .." documenting the 3l men of Mellor listed on the Mellor War Memorial who lost their lives in WW1.
Research : Peter Clark, Andy Cook and John Bintliff, Edited by Tom Howling and Artwork by Emily Howling.
Four typed extracts taken from Marple Urban District Council Minutes Book 1942 requesting co-operation with the County Council by holding a "Warships Week" to aid the National Savings Campaign for November 1941.
MUDC Minutes book held at Stockport…
Original War Office Pamphlet : Infantry Training Volume 1, Infantry Platoon Weapons, Pamphlet No 2, Fieldcraft (all arms) : 1948.
Instruction covering all elements of fieldcraft, observation, concealment, movement etc with black and white…
Research material and correspondence with P Jennings & MLHS in regard to the Tank Banks under the National War Bonds and Savings Certificate and awarded to Marple for their contribution.
Photograph show tank at Marple Memorial Park.
Photocopy of Log Book for "Marple" Lancaster Bomber aircraft and crew with record of operations.
Paid for by public contributions from Marple Residents.
Crashed in Switzerland on last mission to Fredrichschafen on 27.4.44.
Full story by Peter…
Numerous Public Information Booklets/ Leaflets from Government / Local Council 1939 - 1941 :
1. Public Information Leaflet No 1 : Somethings you should know if war should come.
2. Public Information Leaflet No 2 : Masking your windows.
Two original programmes for events at Mellor War Memorial :
a. Unveiling and Dedication of the Mellor War Memorial in honor of men who died in Great War 1914 - 1918. Order of Proceedings on Saturday 6th November 1920 unveiled by F C Arkwright…