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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Oldham
Town
Failsworth
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Maker
MR WILLIAM BARLOW (Manufacturer)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1922
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
26507
Current location

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
MARBLE TABLET WITH TWO WOODEN BOARDS PLACED ON EITHER SIDE
Inscription
[ON CENTRAL MARBLE PANEL] 1914-1919. TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF THE MEMBERS OF THIS PARISH WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR. [NAMES FOLLOW IN FOUR COLUMNS] [LEFT FACE] THEIR GLORY SHALL NOT BE BLOTTED OUT AND THEIR NAME LIVETH TO ALL GENERATIONS. [LEFT WOODEN PANEL] 1939 [RIGHT WOODEN PANEL] 1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 140
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 140
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,year died
    Order of information: year died
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 24
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 24
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: width 340MM
    Materials: Wood
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 1500MM, width 1800MM
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
History
2006: The church is due to close shortly. It is not known what will happen to the memorial.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
CHURCH AUTHORITIES

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