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Memorial details

Memorial type
Panelling
District
Oldham
Town
Oldham
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
26760
Current location

Back of Pews at West End
St Stephen and All Martyrs Church
Moorby Street
Oldham
Oldham
Greater Manchester
OL1 3HE
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 93188 05713
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Two Panels with inscribed lettering-one has the dedication, the other has the names
Inscription
Panel 1-1914/1918/IN GRATEFUL MEM/ORY OF THE MEN/ OF THIS PARISH/ WHO LEFT ALL THAT/WAS DEAR TO THEM,/ ENDURING HARDNESS,/ FACED DANGER/ AND FINALLY PASSED/ OUT OF THE SIGHT OF/ MEN BY THE PATH OF/ DUTY AND SELF-SACRIFICE,/ GIVING UP THEIR OWN/LIVES THAT OTHERS/ MIGHT LIVE IN FREEDOM. /+ + +/JESU MERCY Panel 2-[names]/+ +/GRANT THEM/O LORD/ETERNAL REST
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, F
Clegg, H
Davenport, H
Eastwood, A E
Elson, T
Greaves, W
Hankinson, T
Henthorn, H
Heywood, T
Kershaw, H
See details for all 26 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 26
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 26
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Panelling
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Pine
Listing information
Condition
History
July 2007: The church reopened following restoration works, including the memorial panelling.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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