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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Trafford
Town
Stretford
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Whitwam Bros (Mason)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3225
Current location

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Gorse Hill Methodist Church
Wesley Street
Stretford
Trafford
Greater Manchester
M32 0RN
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 80374 95470
Denomination: Methodist

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Description
White marble tablet with pediment and nowy headed top mounted onto a dark marble backboard. Carved inscription in black painted lettering.
Inscription
1914 1919/ To the Glory of God and in Memory of/ THE BRAVE MEN/ OF THIS CHURCH AND SUNDAY SCHOOL/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Armstrong, John
Armstrong, Samuel
Burton, Leonard
Chapman, James
Chapman, Thomas
Dixon, Ernest
Green, Tom
Hill, Renshaw
Macdonald, John
Millhouse, Charles
See details for all 13 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 13
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, Forename
    Order of information: surname THEN forename
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 710mm, width 460mm
    Materials: Marble
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Gorse Hill Methodist Church

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