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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Wigan
Town
Wigan
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
JAMES LENEGAN, MESSRS FARMER & YOUNG ARCHITECTS
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 09th July 1921
    Attended by: SIR JOHN HARMOOD-BANNER MP
  • Dedicated
    Date: 09th July 1921
    Attended by: Bishop of Liverpool
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
27485
Current location

IN STORAGE AREA (JAN 2000)
ST MARYS CHURCH
Warrington Rd
Wigan
Wigan
Greater Manchester
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 580 050
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Dedicatory board for reredos, painted and illuminated with names in a scroll with floral design interspersed with filded roses in relief around borders.
Inscription
THE REREDOS IN THIS CHAPEL WAS ERECTED IN LOVING MEMORY OF (NAMES). THEIR NAMES SHALL BE HAD IN EVERLASTING REEMEMBRANCE.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ackers, G K
Acton, C
Acton, S
Anderton, W T
Aspinall, D
Aspinall, E
Austin, J
Bagnall, J
Bailey, T
Banks, C
See details for all 125 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 125
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 125
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: depth 50MM, height 800MM, width 1500MM
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public

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