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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Bury
Town
Elton
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Lost
WM Reference
43787
Previous locations
  • All Saints Church
    Scholes Street
    Elton
    Bury
    Greater Manchester
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SD 450 700
    Denomination: Church of England
Description
White marble tablet set within alabaster frame. Frame is carved with laurel leaves. Centre of top border displays square panel carved with relief of crown and crossed palms.
Inscription
In Loving Remembrance of the Men of All Saints/ Church and Parish who gave their Lives for their/ Country in the Great War 1914-1919./ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, James
Allen, John
Armstrong, James
Ashcroft, J
Atkinson, Leonard
Barker, Leonard
Barlow, William
Baxendale, J
Beaumont, J
Bell, Edward H
See details for all 120 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 120
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 120
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
Condition
History
2004: Memorial sold by purchasers of the church building and is now lost. 2001, November: Proposal to convert church into flats. c2000: New church under construction. Plans do not include relocation of memorial because new church walls will not support it. c1995: Church closed.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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