The search facility provides access to a number of war memorial inscriptions relating to war memorials in Greater Manchester.
Entering a surname into the search box below should return a list of memorials relating to that surname. If no details are returned, no memorials are listed. There are options for exact (letter perfect) matches and near matches as defined by Soundex codes. There is currently no facility to accept "wild card" characters in the surnames submitted.
Please note that the Society is unable to provide any further information beyond that contained in the database.
For a list of the memorials covered by the present index, please click the link below.
The following abbreviations for military ranks are used in the transcriptions:
|1st.Cl.Boy Gnr||1st Class Boy Gunner.|
|2nd Cl.Wire'n||2nd Class Wireman (RN)|
|2nd. Lt.||2nd Lieutenant|
|Air Mech.||Air Mechanic|
|B'man Pte.||Bandsman Private|
|C/Sgt., L/Sgt., S/Sgt. & A/Sgt.||Colour Sergeant, Lance Sergeant , Staff Sergeant & Acting Sergeant|
|CSM, A/CSM||Company Sergeant Major. Acting Company Sergeant Major|
|Cpl.. L/Cpl. A/Cpl. Y/Cpl.||Corporal, Lance Corporal, Acting Corporal, Yeoman Corporal.|
|F/Sub Lt.||Flight Sub Lieutenant|
|Insp.of Gun'ry.||Inspector of Gunnery|
|Marine Eng'r.||Marine Engineer|
|P.O.Mech.||Petty Officer Mechanic|
|QMS.||Quarter Master Sergeant|
|Sman. & L/Sman||Seaman & Leading Seaman (RN)|
|S/QM.Sgt.||Senior Quarter Master Sergeant|
|S/Major, Batt.S/Maj.||Sergeant Major, Battalion Sergeant Major|
|Sig'r (Pte.)||Signaller (Private)|
|Stkr & L/Stkr. & 1st.Cl.Stkr.||Stoker, Leading Stoker & 1st Class Stoker (RN)|
|Sub Lt.||Sub Lieutenant (RN)|
|W/Off.Mech.||Warrant Officer Mechanic|
|Wrn., C/Wrn.||Wren, Chief Wren|