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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Rochdale
Town
Middleton
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
15885
Current location

Alkrington and Providence URC Church
Manchester New Road
Middleton
Rochdale
Greater Manchester
M24 1LB
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 86727 04783
Denomination: United Reformed

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Previous locations
  • Providence United Reformed Church
    Middleton

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: United Reformed
Description
Wall mounted stone tablet with black lettering and the names in four columns.
Inscription
PROVIDENCE CONGREGATIONAL/ CHURCH AND SUNDAY SCHOOL/ MIDDLETON/ THE FOLLOWING ARE THE NAMES OF THOSE WHO SERVED WITH/ H.M. FORCES AND WHO PAID THE SUPREME SACRIFICE/ IN THE GREAT EUROPEAN WAR 1914 TO 1919/ (Names)/ IN MEMORIAM/ (Names)/ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS/ THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS/ ST JOHN XV 13V.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, F
Andrew, F
Andrew, T
Andrew, W
Ashurst, W
Ashworth, H
Ashworth, J
Bamforth, A
Bamforth, H
Bennett, H
See details for all 159 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 157
    Served and returned: 137
    Died: 20
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname THEN forename
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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