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Memorial details

Memorial type
Serviceman / Servicewoman
District
Wigan
Town
Leigh
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
W BRATT, T BRATT
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 3rd October 1919
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
18489
Current location

Westleigh St Peters Church
Firs Ln
Leigh
Wigan
Greater Manchester
WN7 4SU
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 64439 00330
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Soldier in greatcoat and service dress cap resting on arms reversed on square plinth.
Inscription
PLINTH, SIDE ONE: WESTLEIGH ST PETER'S / TO THE GLORIOUS MEMORY / OF OUR / FALLEN HEROES / 1914 - 1918 PLINTH, OTHER SIDES: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 102
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 102
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • WESTLEIGH WAR MEMORIAL
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Costs

Site: £500

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public

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