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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Manchester
Town
Gorton
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
F Osborne and Co. Ltd, Sidney Hunt
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
26305
Current location

West Wall
St Philip's Church
Brookhurst Road
Gorton
Manchester
Greater Manchester
M18 7ND
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 88629 95788
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Bronze Plaque in an oak frame. The frame has AN ENAMELLED ST GEORGE WITH FLYING FLAG IN RED AND WHITE IN ART NOUVEAU DESIGN at top centre
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/AND IN HONOUR OF THOSE FROM/THIS PARISH WHO SERVED THEIR KING/AND COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-19/[names in 4 columns]/R.I.P./[names of the fallen in 4 columns]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Andrew, F
Aspenwall, H J
Atkinson, J W
Baggaley, R
Bamber, R
Bennett, J
Bennett, J H
Bennett, S
Bennison, C
Betts, E W
See details for all 217 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 217
    Served and returned: 176
    Died: 41
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname THEN forename
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 1200MM, width 460MM
    Materials: Bronze
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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