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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Bury
Town
Whitefield
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13273
Current location

Besses o' Th' Barn United Reformed Church
Bury Old Rd
Whitefield
Bury
Greater Manchester
M45 7EG
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 80875 05167
Denomination: United Reformed

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Description
TWO METAL PLAQUES MOUNTED IN INDIVIDUAL WOOD BOARDS FRAMED BY PILLARS. LETTERING IN BLACK AND RED
Inscription
IHS / TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN LASTING / MEMORY OF / THE FOLLOWING WHO LAID DOWN THEIR / LIVES IN THE GREAT EUROPEAN WAR / 1914 - 1918 / (NAMES) / "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS / THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS / FRIENDS" JOHN XV.13
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barlow, John
Bartley, Joseph
Bentley, Frank
Bradwell, Herbert
Bullock, Edwin
Bullock, Fred
Carden, Frank
Carter, Percy
Chadwick, George
Coope, Fred
See details for all 33 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 33
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 33
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: height 35IN, width 18IN
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
ELDERS OF THE CHURCH

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