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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Oldham
Town
Delph, Saddleworth
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
George Wragge Ltd, Salford (Manufacturer)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
28008

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Current location

Methodist Church
Gartside Street
Delph
Saddleworth
Oldham
Greater Manchester
OL3 5DW
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 98461 07920
Denomination: Methodist

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Description
Rectangular bronze tablet with arched head. There is a border of floral design with ten Yorkshire roses, all cast in relief, and an image of St George slaying a dragon in the top centre.
Inscription
REVERENCE BEFORE GOD./ THE MEMORY OF THOSE / FROM THIS CHURCH AND SUNDAY/ SCHOOL WHO MADE THE SUPREME/ SACRIFICE FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1915-1919./ 'BE THOU FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH/ AND I WILL GIVE THEE A CROWN OF LIFE.'/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bottomley, H
Bray, E
Brierley, O
Brierley, S
Buckley, T T
Carter, L
Charlesworth, L
Edwards, E J
Gartside, A
Gartside, J
See details for all 29 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 29
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 29
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initals of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 900mm, width 400mm
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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