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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Bury
Town
Radcliffe
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13253
Current location

Close Methodist Church
Bury Street
Radcliffe
Bury
Greater Manchester
M26 2QB
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 780 070
Denomination: Methodist

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Previous locations
  • CLOSE WESLEYAN DAY SCHOOL
    Radcliffe
    Bury
    Greater Manchester
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SD 780 070
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
HIGHLY ORNATE FRAMED ROLL OF HONOUR WITH PAINTING IN THE CENTRE. FOLIATE PATTERN ON THE LEFT AND RIGHT HAND SIDES, TWO PILLARS SUPPORT ARCHWAY WITH NAMES IN BETWEEN THEM. PICTURE IS OF A FALLEN SOLDEIR(James Clark artist) WITH A FAINT IMAGE OF CHRIST ON THE CROSS NEXT TO HIM. CROSSED RIFLES AT THE BASE OF ONE PILLAR, ANCHOR AT THE BASE OF THE OTHER. TWO FLAGS AT THE CENTRE BASE AND SHIELD OF THE ROYAL FAMILY, TOP CENTRE. TWO SHIELDS SURMOUNT PILLARS
Inscription
EUROPEAN WAR / 1914 1918 / CLOSE WESLEYAN DAY SCHOOL RADCLIFFE / ROLL OF HONOUR / (NAMES) BASE, LEFT: GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN / THAN THIS / THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS / LIFE FOR HIS FRIEND BASE, RIGHT: NOT ONCE OR TWICE / IN OUR FAIR ISLAND STORY / THE PATH OF DUTY / WAS THE WAY TO GLORY
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Acholes, Alfred
Ainsworth, Sam
Allen, Fred
Allen, Norman
Ashworth, Robert
Asnworth, William
Aspey, John
Aspey, Joseph
Aspey, Marry
Aspey, Reubein
See details for all 214 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 236
    Served and returned: 216
    Died: 20
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename,decorations
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: height 762mm, width 1066mm
    Materials: Paper
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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