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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Organ or organ part
District
Manchester
Town
Moss Side
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2785
Previous locations
  • St James Church (demolished)
    Great Western Street
    Moss Side
    Manchester
    Greater Manchester
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SJ 830 950
    Denomination: Church of England
Description
Organ and dedicatory wooden board, with a stone tablet for the names. The organ is lost, the names tablet in very poor condition with many cracks. The Dedication board is in good condition.
Inscription
Wooden Board: ALLELUIA. THIS ORGAN AND THE TABLET AT THE WEST-END OF THIS CHURCH ARE DEDICATED TO COMMEMORATE ALIKE THE BRAVE MEN OF THIS CHURCH AND PARISH WHO DIED FIGHTING FOR ENGLAND AND THE GALLANT SURVIVORS WHO SHARED THEIR DANGERS, TOILS AND SUFFERINGS; TO SHOW HONOUR TO THE DEAD AND GRATITUDE TO THE LIVING; TO IMBUE SUCCESSIVE GENERATIONS WITH THE SAME LOVE OF COUNTRY AND SENSE OF DUTY; AND TO EXPRESS THANKFULNESS TO GOD FOR HIS MERCIFUL PROTECTION OF THE HOMELAND. 1914-1919. On War Memorial: THESE MEN OF THIS CHURCH AND PARISH WERE NUMBERED AMONG THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919/ LET THOSE WHO COME AFTER SEE TO IT THAT THEIR NAMES BE NOT FORGOTTEN. [names] 1939 SECOND/GREAT WAR 1945/[names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Armstrong, G H
Ashley, W H
Atkinson, E
Atkinson, J
Bains, F
Ballard, H
Barlow, G
Bell, H
Bellman, W E V
Bennett, P S
See details for all 198 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 189
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 189
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 13
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Organ or Organ part
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Unknown
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Unknown
Condition
History
The war memorial listing the names is in poor condition following water damage and is in store (2012).
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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