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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cenotaph
District
Wigan
Town
Leigh
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1st November 1922
    Attended by: LT GEN SIR BEAUVOIR DE LISLE KCB KCMG DSO
  • Rededicated
    Date: 20th May 1955
    Attended by: EARL (18TH) OF DERBY
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
18490
Current location

Church Street Gardens
Church St
Leigh
Wigan
Greater Manchester
WN7 1EQ
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 65843 00244
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Additional WW2 plaques set on a tablet nearby.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ackers, R
Adamson, J
Adlington, H
Agar, T A
Ainsworth, J T
Aldred, F W
Aldred, P
Almond, J
Alty, Job
Alty, John
See details for all 203 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 14
    Served and returned: 7
    Died: 7
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Cenotaph
    Measurements: height 7100MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • WAR MEMORIAL NEAR JUNCTION WITH SILK STREET
  • 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
History
1999: MEMORIAL RESTORED AND LIGHTING PLACED AROUND AT A COST OF £136,000. MEMORIAL AT RISK DUE TO VANDALISM AND SUBSIDENCE
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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