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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Oldham
Town
Diggle
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
T CORNER (Mason)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
44863
Current location

WRIGLEY MILL METHODIST CHURCH
Diggle
Oldham
Greater Manchester
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 00- 080
Denomination: Methodist

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Description
WHITE MARBLE TABLET WITH TRIANGUALR PEDIMENT MOUNTED ONTO A BLACK COLOURED STONE BACKBOARD. INSCRIPTION IN BLACK LETTERING WREATH CARVED IN RELIEF IN THE CENTRE OF THE TABLET WITH BANNERS HOLDING IT UP ACROSS THE TABLET. FLOWERS DEPICTED JUST ABOVE EACH SIDE OF THE BANNERS
Inscription
1914 - 1919/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF/ OUR SCHOLARS WHO HAVE MADE THE/ SUPREME SACRIFICE/ (NAMES)/ AND IN GRATITUDE FOR/ THE SAFE RETURN OF THEIR COMRADES.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Akroyd, Ernest C
Allott, Ceorges R
Allsopp, Ben B
Ardern, Ralph
Ashton, Raymond
Bajtterworth, J
Baonall, Philip W J
Bax, Cordon
Bax, Frank
Becerley, Robert W
See details for all 209 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: 10
    Died: 2
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
CHURCH AUTHORITIES

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