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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cenotaph
District
Rochdale
Town
Middleton
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
25854
Current location

St. Leonard's Church
New Lane
Middleton
Rochdale
Greater Manchester
M24 6BW
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 87195 06304
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Small laurel wreath on each side face near the top.
Inscription
MCMXIV TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND GRATEFUL MEMORY OF MIDDLETON'S BRAVE SONS WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES THAT THAT OTHERS MIGHT LIVE IN FREEDOM. "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS" MCMXXXIX MCMXLV
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: Undefined
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: Undefined
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cenotaph
    Measurements: depth 30 INS, height 10 FT, width 4 FT
    Materials: Stone - Darley Dale
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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