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Memorial details

Memorial type
Chapel: Dedicated within church building
District
Manchester
Town
Withington
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: April 1921
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
  • Dedicated
    Date: 11th November 1920
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11th November 1920
    Attended by: COL G S LOCKWOOD MC
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
18574
Current location

St Paul's Church
Wilmslow Road
Withington
Manchester
Greater Manchester
M20 4AW
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 84946 92883
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
CHAPEL IN THE SOUTH EAST CORNER OF THE CHANCEL. THERE IS A DEDICATORY PLAQUE AND TWO PLAQUES OF NAMES WITHIN IT, ALL MOUNTED ONTO WOODEN BACKBOARD EACH PLAQUE IS FRAMED BY ELABORATE PILLASTERS AND THE CROWN OF LIFE
Inscription
PLAQUE ONE: WITHINGTON PARISH CHURCH / 1914 - 1919 / TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN LOVING / MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS CONGREGATION / AND PARISH WHO LAID DOWN THEIR / LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR / (NAMES) / THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE PLAQUE TWO: WITHINGTON PARISH CHURCH / 1914 - 1919 / NAMES OF THE MEN OF THIS CHURCH AND PARISH / WHO SERVED IN THE GREAT WAR AND WERE SPARED / (NAMES) / THOU HAST COVERED MY HEAD IN THE DAY OF BATTLE PLAQUE THREE: THIS CHAPEL HAS BEEN ERECTED TO THE GLORY OF GOD IN MEMORY / OF THE BRAVE MEN OF THE CHURCH AND PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES / IN THE GREAT WORLD WAR 1914 - 1919 AS WELL AS TO THE GALLANT SURVIVORS WHO SHARED THEIR PERILS AND HARDSHIPS / ARMISTICE DAY, NOV. 11, 1920
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, H
Allen, P
Alston, T
Armitage, C
Armitage, L
Armitage, R J
Arnold, L
Ashton, G
Ashton, G A
Ashton, H G
See details for all 340 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 340
    Served and returned: 241
    Died: 99
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname THEN forename
Components
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: height 1200MM, width 600MM
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
CHURCH AUTHORITIES

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