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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Wigan
Town
Abram
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
18468
Current location

On the south wall of the chancel arch
St John the Evangelist Church
Warrington Road
Abram
Wigan
Greater Manchester
WN2 5RQ
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 60741 01621
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
White Marble Tablet on black backboard
Inscription
1914 1919 / TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF THOSE / PARISHIONERS WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR / THEY FELL THAT WE MIGHT LIVE /(NAMES in 3 columns) / AND ALSO IN MEMORY OF THOSE / WHO FELL IN THE WAR OF 1939 - 1945 / (NAMES in 3 columns)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ackers, Abraham
Aspinall, James
Athertan, Horuce E
Barber, Harry
Benjamin, Joseph
Bennett, Stephen
Benson, Peter H
Birchall, James
Bradshaw, James
Bradshaw, Richard
See details for all 66 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 47
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 47
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: year died, forenames, surname
    Order of information: year died THEN surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 19
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 19
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, decorations
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Backboard
    Measurements: height 1200MM, width 1200MM
    Materials: Marble - Black
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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