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Memorial details

Memorial type
Triptych
District
Salford
Town
Lower Broughton
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), VC or GC Recipients
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 8th May 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Lost
WM Reference
15971
Current location
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Previous locations
  • North side of chancel arch
    near Vestry entrance
    Church of the Ascension
    Ascension Street
    Lower Broughton
    Salford
    Greater Manchester
    M7 1GA
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SJ 82645 99814
    Denomination: Church of England
Description
OAK TRIPTYCH WITH TWO POINTED AND CROCKETED OUTER PANELS. THE CENTRAL PANEL IS DIVIDED BY A CRUCIFIX WHICH EXTENDS ABOVE THE TOP. TWO ADDITIONAL PANELS WERE ADDED ON EACH SIDE FOR WW2. NAMES HAVE BEEN CARVED. The names include W Mariner VC
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY OF THOSE AND OTHERS FROM THE PARISH / WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES AT THE CALL OF DUTY IN THE GREAT WAR OF 1914 - 19 / THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE / (NAMES) / GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS, THAT HE LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIEND. / THESE SIDE PANELS COMMEMORATE THOSE NAMED AND OTHERS / FROM THE PARISH IN THE WAR OF 1939 - 45 WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE SIDE PANELS: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ashworth, F
Ayres, Dennis
Bailey, H
Baines, J
Bancroft, J
Barnett, Alfred
Barron, A
Beahan, A
Bibby, Thomas
Blakeney, A E
See details for all 134 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 110
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 110
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname THEN forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 23
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 23
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    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, initial of forename, decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Triptych
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Condition
History
Destroyed by fire in arson attack 12 February 2017
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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