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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Oldham
Town
Failsworth
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
44879
Current location

Failsworth Methodist Church
Oldham Road
Failsworth
Oldham
Greater Manchester
M35 9BF
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 90080 02060
Denomination: Methodist

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Previous locations
  • Failsworth Wesleyan Church (demolished)
    Oldham Road
    Failsworth
    Oldham
    Greater Manchester
    M35 9BF
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SD 90080 02060
    Denomination: Methodist
Description
Glazed Roll of Honour on card in oak frame. Dedicatory inscription in versal lettering depicted as scroll above cartouched list of names. Wreath with Imperial crown and eight flags of Allied nations depicted above centre panel. Centre panel bears inscribed names of fallen surrounded by holly border. Roll of Honour edged by bifurcated border with suns and the Coat of Arms for England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales in corners. Monogram of Failsworth Wesleyan Church and School at bottom centre. Whole in oak frame with triangular pediment with unidentified detail in relief.
Inscription
Upper: 1914 1918 / FAILSWORTH WESLEYAN CHURCH AND SCHOOL/ (Names) Centre: ROLL/ OF/ HONOUR/ SUPREME SACRIFICE/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, Joseph
Anthony, Reginald
Anthony, Thomas
Anthony, William
Ashton, Norman
Aspinall, Carrie
Aspinall, Tom
Atherton, George
Badley, James
Badley, William
See details for all 200 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 200
    Served and returned: 178
    Died: 22
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Card
  • Frame
    Measurements: depth c76mm, height c1562mm, width c1168mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak, Glass
Listing information
Condition
History
c1990s: Original chapel demolished and new one built on existing site. Tablet temporarily relocated during demolition and then relocated to new building.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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