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Memorial details

Memorial type
Bells or bell tower
District
Bury
Town
Hawkshaw
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Rededicated
    Date: 1951
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
  • Dedicated
    Date: 29 February 1920
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
43986
Current location

St Mary's Church
Bolton Road
Hawkshaw
Bury
Greater Manchester
BL8 4JQ
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 76049 14982
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A grey marble tablet mounted on a pink marble backboard.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH WHO SERVED IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919/ FALLEN/ (Names)/ SERVED/ (Names) TO THE GLORY OF/ GOD/ AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF THE FOLLOWING/ WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE/ (Name)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 173
    Served and returned: 141
    Died: 32
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, forename.
    Order of information: Surname.
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 173
    Served and returned: 141
    Died: 32
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, forname.
    Order of information: Surname.
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: depth C 100 MM, height C 2250 MM, width C 1000 MM
    Materials: Marble - Pink
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Grey
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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