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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Salford
Town
Lower Broughton
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
15970
Current location

Church of the Ascension
Ascension Street
Lower Broughton
Salford
Greater Manchester
M7 1GA
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 82645 99814
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
MARBLE TABLET ON A BLACK ALABSTER Backboard with the LANCASHIRE FUSILIERS BADGE CARVED AT THE TOP OF THE TABLET
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN AFFECTIONATE MEMORY / OF / EDGAR HAMPSON, / LIEUTENANT, 15TH LANCASHIRE FUSILIERS / A SUNDY SCHOOL TEACHER OF THIS PARISH / WHO FELL IN ACTION AT THIEPVAL, FRANCE / JULY 1ST 1916 / AETATIS 20 YEARS. / THIS TABLET WAS ERECTED BY HIS FAMILY
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Hampson, Edger
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, rank, regiment, other, manner of death, place of death, date of death, age
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
  • Backboard
    Measurements: height 600MM, width 600MM
    Materials: Alabaster
Listing information
Condition
History
Possibly destroyed by fire in arson attack 12 February 2017
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Reference

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