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Memorial details

Memorial type
Triptych
District
Bury
Town
Bury
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
43893
Current location

St Marie's Church
Manchester Road
Bury
Bury
Greater Manchester
BL9 0EL
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 80284 10568
Denomination: Roman Catholic

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Description
Oak Triptych with mainly black lettering, but the first letter of each surname, and the initials of all forenames are in red
Inscription
Left Hand Panel- SANCTA/MARIA DE BURY/[names in 2 columns] Right Hand Panel- 1914-1918/ANIMAS/POSUERENT IN BELLO/[names in 2 columns]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Banks, J
Barlow, F
Battle, J
Beswick, A
Beswick, H
Beswick, T
Bolton, J
Bradley, H
Brannan, E
Brannan, W
See details for all 120 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 119
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 119
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, rank
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Triptych
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
History
MAY 2001: GOLD LETTERS WORN. PRIEST IS TRYING TO FIND VOLUNTEERS AND FUNDS TO RENEW LETTERING. Presumably this is what led to the current black & red lettering scheme.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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