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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Altar or altar part
District
Salford
Town
Ordsall
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: C 1921
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
15932
Current location

St Clement's Church
Colman Gardens
Ordsall
Salford
Greater Manchester
M5 3HE
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 81778 97326
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
ALTARPIECE WITH WOODEN FRAMEWORK SURROUNDING IT. PANELS ARE ON EACH SIDE WITH INSCRIPTION IN GOLD LETTERING. WW2 PLAQUE IS ATTACHED TO THE SIDE OF IT
Inscription
WW1 Panel- THEY WERE A WALL UNTO US / BY NIGHT AND DAY/1914-18/NAVY/[names in 2 columns]/ARMY/[names in 6 columns] WW2 Panel-1939-45/NAVY/[names]/ARMY/[names]/RAF/[names]/CIVILIANS/[names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aldcroft, A
Aldcroft, A E
Aldcroft, H
Aldcroft, J W
Aldcroft, M
Aldcroft, T R
Andrew, T
Andrews, T
Archer, G A
Atherton, T
See details for all 344 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 313
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 313
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, initials of forenames, rank (for officers only)
    Order of information: service THEN surname THEN forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 22
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 22
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, initials of forenames, service
    Order of information: service THEN surname
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Altar
    Measurements: height 1800MM, width 600MM
    Materials: Wood
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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