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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
Bury
Town
Prestwich
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
44006
Current location

275
Heaton Park Methodist Church
Bury Old Road
Prestwich
Bury
Greater Manchester
M25 1JA
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 82371 03978
Denomination: Methodist

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Description
Rectangular brass plaque set on a wooden backboard. The plaque has a green decorative border with the lettering in black and capitals and dates in red. A cross and font also form part of the memorial.
Inscription
PLAQUE: THIS TABLET, THE CROSS AND THE FONT/ ARE IN GRATEFUL AND HONOURED MEMORY OF/ ALL THOSE ASSOCIATED WITH THIS CHURCH/ WHO SERVED IN THE/ GREAT WAR AND IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR./ THESE LIVES WERE LOST IN THEIR COUNTRY'S SERVICE/ 1914 - 18/ (Names)/ 1939 - 45/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bagshaw, Ian
Colwell, Edward
Dawson, George Arthur
Dean, Harry
Eckersley, James
Edwards, Glyn
Halliwell, George
Hilton, Frank
Whittaker, William
See details for all 9 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 800MM, width 500MM
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Font
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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