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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Oldham
Town
Greenfield, Saddleworth
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
44895
Current location

St Mary's Church
Park Lane
Greenfield
Saddleworth
Oldham
Greater Manchester
OL3 7DX
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 00239 04041
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
NOWY HEADED WW1 TABLET MOUNTED ONTO A BLACK COLOURED backboard which is joint for the 2 memorials. ADDITIONAL RECTANGULAR WHITE MARBLE TABLET for WW2 is below. INSCRIPTION IN BLACK LETTERING. WREATH CARVED IN RELIEF AT THE TOP CENTRE OF THE WW1 TABLET WITH RIBBONS FLOWING PART WAY DOWN THE SIDES. There is a 2nd WW1 tablet not on a backboard, and similarly for WW2
Inscription
1914 1919/ NAMES OF THE FALLEN/ (NAMES)/ 1939 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ankers, Ronald
Baker, Charles
Barber, Frank
Bell, William
Bourne, Edwin
Bradbury, James E
Brierley, John Bradbury
Brown, Harry
Buckley, Charles John
Buckley, Florence
See details for all 57 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 40
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 40
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, regiment, forenames
    Order of information: surname THEN forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 17
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 17
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, service, forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
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.

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