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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
Trafford
Town
Old Trafford
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), VC or GC Recipients
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 23 September 1951
    Attended by: Reverend W L Ackroyd, Vicar
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
15883
Current location

St John the Evangelist Church
Ayres Road
Old Trafford
Trafford
Greater Manchester
M19 9NR
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 82254 95752
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
SIX PANELLED SCREEN WITH CARVED CANOPY ACROSS THE TOP AND TRACERY FILLING THE ARCHWAY. For WW2 there is also a Sanctuary Rail with accompanying Brass Plaque.
Inscription
IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE MEN FROM THIS CHURCH AND PARISH WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR OF 1914 - 1919/ (NAMES)/ ROLL OF HONOUR 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES) Brass Plaque-This Sanctuary Rail was erected as a/PEACE THANKSGIVING/after World War 1939-1945/Dedicated on September 23rd 1951/by/Reverend W L Ackroyd/Vicar
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alcock, Arthur
Aspinwall, Alan
Bailey, Cecil Trevor
Bailey, Raymond
Bailey, Thomas
Bailey, Walter
Bannister, Arthur
Bebbington, Thomas Henry
Beswick, Robert
Bilbrough, Arthur Eldon
See details for all 90 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 73
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 73
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 17
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 17
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, decorations
    Order of information: surname
  • VC or GC Recipients
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, decoration
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Screen
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Altar / Communion rail
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Unknown
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
History
TRACERY AND SPACES HAVE BEEN FILLED WITH GLASS
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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