© WMR-18734

Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Rossendale, Rossendale
Town
Edenfield, Edenfield
County
Lancashire, Lancashire
Country
England, England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 05 December 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: 05 December 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
18734
Current location
  • METHODIST CHURCH
    Rochdale Rd
    Edenfield
    Rossendale
    Lancashire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SD 790 180
    Denomination: Methodist
Previous locations
  • WESLEYAN METHODIST CHURCH
    Edenfield
    Rossendale
    Lancashire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Described as '..a marble tablet with a polished slate background bearing the inscription'.
Inscription
IN PROUD AND GRATEFUL MEMORY OF/ THE FOLLOWING MEN FROM THIS/ CHURCH AND SUNDAY SCHOOL WHO MADE/ THE SUPREME SACRIFICE IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1919/ (NAMES) Discribed publication as including: 'Greater love hath no man than this , that he lay down his life for his friends.'
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: forename,surname,year died
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
EDENFIELD METHODIST CHURCH
Reference
  • Local booklet: 'History of Methodism in Edenfield' by Clement Hill, published 1928

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