previous
next
  • Use this image under non-commercial licence

    This image was created and shared by: Mike Berrell

    The image is free to reuse for non-commercial purposes under the IWM Non Commercial Licence. By downloading any images or embedding any media, you agree to the terms and conditions of the IWM Non Commercial Licence, including your use of the attribution statement specified by IWM. For this item, that is: © Mike Berrell (WMR-44003)

    Embed
    HTML: BBCode:
  • Use this image under non-commercial licence

    This image was created and shared by: mike barrell

    The image is free to reuse for non-commercial purposes under the IWM Non Commercial Licence. By downloading any images or embedding any media, you agree to the terms and conditions of the IWM Non Commercial Licence, including your use of the attribution statement specified by IWM. For this item, that is: © mike barrell (WMR-44003)

    Embed
    HTML: BBCode:

Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Bury
Town
Hawkshaw
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
44003
Current location

Methodist Church
Bolton Road
Hawkshaw
Bury
Greater Manchester
BL8 4JR
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 75830 15034
Denomination: Methodist

View location on Google Maps
Previous locations
  • United Methodist Church
    Hawkshaw
    Bury
    Greater Manchester
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Methodist
Description
WALL-MOUNTED WHITE MARBLE TABLET WITH BLACK MARBLE BACKBOARD. TABLET HAS THREE ARCHES WITH INSET INSCRIPTION. CENTRAL ARCH IS SEMICIRCULAR, LEFT AND RIGHT SIDE ARCHES ARE LANCET. ALABASTER PILLARS AT BASE OF ARCHES. BLACK AND RED LETTERING. SHELF AND BRACKETS AT BASE. RELIEF AT TOP CENTRE OF LAUREL WREATH AND RIBBON. There is also an associated Brass Plaque recording the move.
Inscription
ABOVE CENTRAL PANEL: SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF CENTRAL PANEL: THE/ MEN OF THIS/ CHURCH AND SCHOOL,/ WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE/ IN THE GREAT WAR./ 1914-1918/ (NAMES) LEFT PANEL: AND/ IN HONOUR OF/ THOSE WHO SERVED/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ (NAMES) RIGHT PANEL: AND/ IN HONOUR OF/ THOSE WHO SERVED/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ (NAMES) BASE BORDER: GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS, THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS. Brass Plaque-THIS MEMORIAL WAS FORMERLY/ERECTED IN THE/UNITED METHODIST CHURCH/HAWKSHAW/AND WAS TRANSFERRED AFTER/METHODIST UNION 1932
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Brooks, John
Giles, Edward
Giles, Edward O
Giles, John
Groves, Richard A
Hamer, Harry
Hamer, James
Hamer, Peter A
Hamer, William
Heaton, John Wm
See details for all 25 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 25
    Served and returned: 19
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: depth C 180 MM, height C 1000 MM, width C 1460 MM
    Materials: Marble - Black
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

This information is made available under a Creative Commons BY-NC licence.

This means you may reuse it for non-commercial purposes only and must attribute it to us using the following statement:

© WMR-44003

For queries, please contact memorials@iwm.org.uk.