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Memorial details

Memorial type
Chapel: Dedicated within church building
District
Salford
Town
Salford
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 25 February 1923
    Attended by: Bishop William Keatinge (RC) CMG
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
15985
Current location

At the east side of the North Transept of the Cathedral
250
St John's Cathedral
Chapel Street
Salford
Salford
Greater Manchester
M3 5LL
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 82771 98578
Denomination: Roman Catholic

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Description
Chapel within the Cathedral. Walls are lined with five large tablets and two small ones with names inscribed on them. Coloured pieta stands as part of the altar.
Inscription
Right Wall: TO THE MEMORY OF THE MEN OF / THE DIOCESE OF SALFORD / CATHEDRAL, OFFICERS, WO'S, NCO'S / AND MEN OF ALL PARTS OF HIS / MAJESTY'S FORCES WHO GAVE / THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR / 1914 - 18 FOR WHOM SACRED / HOLY MASS WILL BE OFFERED / IN PERPETUITY IN THIS CHAPEL On Marble Rail: THIS CHAPEL WAS FITTED AND ERECTED / TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF THE / MEN WHO DIED IN THE GREAT WAR / 1914 - 18 / PRAY FOR THE GOOD OFFICES OF FREDERICK RYDER AND / ELIZABETH, HIS WIFE, WHO ERECTED THIS / ALTAR OF THANKSGIVING 1921
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alcock, B
Anderson, O
Ashford, S P
Ashman, L A
Ball, F
Barber, J J
Barker, R A
Barlow, J
Barnett, J H
Barre, G B
See details for all 341 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 480
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 480
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, date of death (Month & year), rank
    Order of information: date of death
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Memorial: £33,500.00

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: The altar and pieta were given by Mr & Mrs F Ryder.

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