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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Bury
Town
Whitefield
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13274

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Current location

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

OS Grid Ref: SD 80875 05167
Denomination: United Reformed

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Description
Bronze plaque with raised lettering
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF / THIS CHURCH AND SUNDAY SCHOOL / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE / SECOND WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945 / (NAMES) / THEY DIED THAT WE MIGHT LIVE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, Basil George Ragdale
Allen, John Ragdale
Atkinson, Thomas Ralston
Evans, William
Hampson, Wilfred
Hargreaves, Frederic Norman
Hargreaves, Raymond Allen
Milne, Charles Greig
Potts, Samuel
Shackleton, William Clifford
See details for all 10 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 10
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
ELDERS OF THE CHURCH

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