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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Oldham
Town
Royton
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Lost
WM Reference
25382
Current location
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Previous locations
  • Stored in cellar. The building is owned by St Pauls School.
    Downey House
    Church Street
    Royton
    Oldham
    Greater Manchester
    OL2 5JS
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SD 91683 07676
    Denomination: Undefined
  • St Paul's Church
    Royton
    Oldham
    Greater Manchester
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SD 918 077
    Denomination: Church of England
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Description
SEVEN PLAQUES MOUNTED ONTO YORK STONE WALL SHELF FOR WREATHS BELOW INSCRIPTION PLAQUE
Inscription
PLAQUE ONE: IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF ROYTON WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THE FREEDOM AND HONOUR OF THEIR COUNTRY IN THE TWO WORLD WARS 1914-1918 AND 1939-1945. "THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE" PLAQUES 2 - 7: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Albert, Sayyer
Albinson, Leonard
Alfred, Whyatt
Armstrong, John
Ashton, James
Ashton, John William
Ashton, William Joseph
Astley, Fred
Astley, William
Baguley, William Henry
See details for all 377 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 342
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 342
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 95
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 95
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Wall
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - York
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Condition
History
All the names are recorded on a new memorial in Royton Park.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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