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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)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11th November 1923
    Attended by: Unknown
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3227
Current location

17-19
Stretford Ex-Servicemens Club
Talbot Road
Stretford
Trafford
Greater Manchester
M16 0PE
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 81636 96180
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Barton Road Independent Methodist Church
    Barton Rd
    Stretford
    Trafford
    Greater Manchester
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SJ 790 940
    Denomination: Methodist
Description
Large brass plaque in the form of a classical temple with columns depicted on the left and right sides supporting a pedimented top. Names of the fallen placed within a wreath that has been cast in relief at the top centre of the plaque. Names of those who served are listed below the wreath.
Inscription
THIS TABLET WAS ERECTED TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN/ MEMORY OF THOSE WHO DIED AND SERVED IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 1919/ (NAMES)/ GREATER LOVE HAT NO/ MAN THAN THIS, THAT/ MAN LAY DOWN HIS/ LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aldcroft, Jas Stuart
Alsop, Sidney
Astbury, Haugton
Blackburn, John
Bowyer, James
Bradshaw, Frank
Bradshaw, Stanley
Broughton, John
Davies, Arthur
Davies, James
See details for all 78 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 79
    Served and returned: 67
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, Forename, Additional
    Order of information: Additional, Surname, Forename
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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