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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Oldham
Town
Failsworth
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
26501
Current location

On west wall.
Holy Trinity Church
Oldham Rd
Failsworth
Oldham
Greater Manchester
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 890 010
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
THREE-LIGHT STAINED GLASS WINDOW. IN CENTRAL LIGHT A SOLDIER KNEELS IN UNIFORM WITH ARMS REVERSED BEFORE A CROWNED CHRIST. IN FLANKING LIGHTS ARE VARIOUS OTHER SAINTS.
Inscription
ACROSS BASE OF WINDOW: TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919, ERECTED BY THE PARISHIONERS AND FRIENDS. AT THE TOP: GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS, THAT HE GIVE UP HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIEND.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adlington, John
Alfred, Harry
Armstrong, Chris C
Ashton, William
Bailey, George
Bailey, William
Bardsley, Joseph
Barker, Lees
Barlow, Joseph
Bebbington, Alfred
See details for all 136 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: Undefined
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: height 6000mm, width 4000mm
    Materials: Stained Glass
Listing information
Condition
History
2006: The church is due to close shortly. It is not known what will happen to the memorial. THE MEMORIAL IS IN GOOD CONDITION BUT THE BUILDING ITSELF IS POOR
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
CHURCH AUTHORITIES

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