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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Oldham
Town
Failsworth
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 7th February 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
26515
Current location

CAVERN HILL ANTIQUES CENTRE
Ashton Rd
Failsworth
Oldham
Greater Manchester
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 890 010
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • PENDLETON CO-OP HQ
    Broad St
    Pendleton
    Oldham
    Greater Manchester
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
FRAME IN LARGE IMITATION-MARBLE FRAME AT SIDE BETWEEN TWO PILLASTERS, BATTLESHIP ON LEFT AND BOMB-BLASTED CHURCH ON RIGHT. AT TOP, FRAMING TITLES, A SAILOR AND A SOLDIER. IN THE FOUR CORNERS, THE BADGES OF ENGLAND, WALES, IRELAND AND SCOTLAND. AT THE BASE, THE NAMES OF THE DEAD ARE ARE FRAMED BY BLACK-CLAD KNEELING WOMEN, LAYING WREATHS.
Inscription
GREAT EUROPEAN WAR 1914-1919 PENDLETON CO-OPERATIVE AND INDUSTRIAL SOCIETY LIMITED ROLL OF HONOUR
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aldred, W
Armitt, Walter
Ashton, V
Bailey, E
Barlow, E
Berisford, S
Birks, J
Blackman, A
Bonner, J
Bowker, H
See details for all 61 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 573
    Served and returned: 512
    Died: 61
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: height 2500MM, width 4000MM
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
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