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Drumhead Service, Memorial Park 1934A Drumhead Service organised by the British Legion in Marple Memorial Park in 1934. Below (L-R) Captain Sturman M.C., Rev. H Cooper Anderson, Rev. F S Spackman, Major C P Hill, V.D., and Cllr R Sloan. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Memorial Plaque 11 November 2007Peter Clarke, local representative of the War Memorials Trust opens proceedings during the unveiling of a new plaque commissioned by Friends of Marple Memorial Park.
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Memorial Plaque 11 November 2007Andy Cook introduces him son Adam, who is proudly wearing his grandad's medals, during the unveiling ceremony.
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Memorial Plaque 11 November 2007Andy Cook explains to a large audience the importance of the former Bowling Green shelter, built by ex-soldiers in 1923.
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Memorial Plaque 11 November 2007A close up of the new plaque being reveiled from behind the raising curtain.
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Memorial Plaque 11 November 2007A full view of the new plaque on the gable end of the Bowling Green building.
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Memorial Plaque 11 November 2007The Rev. Chris Ambler says a prayer of thanks and blesses the new memorial stone.
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Memorial Plaque 11 November 2007Enid Wheeldon pulls the chord to unveil the replica memorial stone on the gable end of the former Bowling Green Shelter.
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Memorial Plaque 11 November 2007Peter Clarke introduces Enid Wheeldon, neice of Sidney Proctor who was killed during the First Day of the Somme on 1st July 1916.
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Memorial Plaque 11 November 2007The original stone plaque inside the Bowling Green shelter.
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Merchant Navy Day 2008International Merchant Navy Day Ceremony in Marple Memorial Park 7th September 2008. R. Noble.
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Merchant Navy Day 2008International Merchant Navy Day Ceremony in Marple Memorial Park 7th September 2008. R. Noble.
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