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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
15891
Current location

Central Methodist Church
High Street
Atherton
Wigan
Greater Manchester
M46 9DJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 67788 03249
Denomination: Methodist

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Description
WALL-MOUNTED STONE TABLET. PALE STONE. LETTERING IN RELIEF. COLUMN EITHER SIDE OF CENTRAL INSCRIPTION WITH SCALLOPED CAPITAL.
Inscription
1914 THE GREAT WAR 1919/ IN MEMORY OF/ OUR GLORIOUS DEAD/ (NAMES)/ "THE PATH OF DUTY/ IS THE WAY TO GLORY"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Banks, Alfred
Banks, James
Barnes, Ross
Boydell, Williamn
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: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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