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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Bury
Town
Prestwich
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
23008
Current location

St Hilda's Church
Whittaker Lane
Prestwich
Bury
Greater Manchester
M25 1HA
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 82295 03658
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wooden Board which INCORPORATES A CARVED RELIEF OF A KNEELING SOLDIER BEFORE CHRIST, WITH INSCRIPTIONS BELOW.
Inscription
Left Hand Side of Board-TO THE GLORY OF/GOD AND IN HONOUR/OF THE MEN OF/ST. HILDA'S CHURCH/WHO FELL IN THE/GREAT WAR 1914-1918. Centre of Board-[names] Right Hand Side of Board- "REST ETERNA/GRANT THEM O LORD/AND LET THY LIGHT/PERPETUAL SHINE/UPON THEM./MAY THEY REST IN PEACE."
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Atkinson, Moorder
Badley, Arthur E
Brownsett, William J
Cawley, Joseph
Chadwick, Arthur
Chadwick, John
Chapman, David
Cornes, Leonard
Crowpton, Fred
Cssidy, Frank
See details for all 38 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 39
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 39
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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