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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Rochdale
Town
Rhodes, Middleton
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
25856
Current location

18
All Saints Church
Boardman Lane
Rhodes
Middleton
Rochdale
Greater Manchester
M24 4TU
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 85099 05253
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Stone Obelisk on a square pedestal and 3 stage base. There is a sword inserted through laurel wreath on the 6 o'clock face of the obelisk. The dedication is on the 6 o'clock face, with the names on the other 3 faces.
Inscription
THEIR NAME/LIVETH/ FOR/EVERMORE/ TO/THE GLORY OF GOD/AND IN/LOVING MEMORY/OF THOSE/WHO MADE THE/GREAT SACRIFICE/+[a maltese cross]/ 1914-1919
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Albeson, J
Amor, J
Anslow, H
Aspin, J W
Barrow, T
Bates, J
Beaman, P
Beet, J
Bell, A
Boardman, C
See details for all 92 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 92
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 92
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: depth 36 INS, height 12 FT, width 54 INS
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Church of All Saints War Memorial, All Saint's Church, Manchester Old Road, Middleton
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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