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British Legion | Burma Star | Kerridge
War Memorial | SSAFA
Hon. Secretary: Ann Cave
Meetings are held at the The Turners, Ingersley Road, Bollington, on the 3rd Wednesday of alternate
months (February, April, June, August, October, December) at 8.00pm.
Macclesfield District Branch
Secretary: Mr. J. P. Whitehurst
Welfare Organisation (ex-service) for the benefit of
Burma Star holders, their widows and dependents.
Hon. Secretary: Susan Poynton
Tel: 07920 108463
Venue: Bull's Head
Inn, Jackson Lane, Kerridge.
We hold three meetings per year and the Annual War
Memorial Parade and Service which is held on the 2nd Sunday in July, 2.30 at
the chapel in Jackson Lane, parading to the War Memorial, Oak Lane, Kerridge,
for the service at 3.00pm
at which a public collection is taken.
The committee is composed of Kerridge ex-servicemen
and invited local residents. The War Memorial is a private memorial bought by Kerridge people in
1918 to the memory of their loved ones and later those lost in 1939-45. The memorial and garden
grounds are maintained to a high standard by the committee and supported by voluntary
subscriptions and donations.
Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Families Association
'Help Our Heroes!'
Bollington supports the valuable work of SSAFA with a network of Caseworkers
and Visitors. Local volunteers are always needed to keep up the level of
Local Contact: Jaqui Parker
The Bollington branch provides reliable, caring and trusted lifelong
service to those who serve, or used to serve, in our Armed Forces, including
Reserve Forces, and their families. The SSAFA helps both practically and
financially whenever they are needed.