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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Wigan
Town
Atherton
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13267
Current location

Central Methodist Church
High St
Atherton
Wigan
Greater Manchester
M46 9QJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 677 033
Denomination: Methodist

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Previous locations
  • Bolton Rd Methodist Church
    Bolton Rd
    Atherton
    Wigan
    Greater Manchester
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SD 670 030
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Marble plaque with doric columns each side
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF / OUR GLORIOUS DEAD / (Names) / "THE PATH OF DUTY / IS THE WAY TO GOD"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Banks, Alfred
Banks, James
Barnes, Ross
Boydell, William
Clay, Frank
Clay, Reuben
Crompton, Harold
Harrison, Fred
Healey, Fred
Parkes, William
See details for all 20 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 20
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 20
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 100MM, height 840MM, width 850MM
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
THE CENTRAL METHODIST CHURCH COUNCIL

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