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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Reredos or screen
District
Manchester
Town
Didsbury
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
24795
Current location

Christ Church
Darley Avenue
Didsbury
Manchester
Greater Manchester
M20 2YD
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 83041 91885
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Reredos/Altar Piece in brown, cream and white marble. The names are on two panels either side of a marble relief of the last support. On each side there is a dedication sentence in the middle with one column of names either side of that dedication.
Inscription
Left Hand Side- [names] THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR/ EVERMORE 1914 1918)/ HE THAT LOSETH HIS LIFE/FOR MY SAKE SHALL FIND IT [names] Right Hand Side-[names] HALLOWED IN CHRIST/ BE THE MEMORY OF/THESE OUR BELOVED WHO/ GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THE/ FREEDOM OF THE WORLD. [names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adderley, D H
Allen, Willikam
Anderson, J A S
Ashworth, E R
Barrett, Cyril
Batty, Edwin G
Blackwell, N B
Brocklesby, B
Cobb, J Frederick
Cooper, Albert F
See details for all 79 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 79
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 79
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Reredos
    Measurements: height 300MM, width 800MM
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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