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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Oldham
Town
Lees
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
44915
Current location

St Thomas' Church
Thomas Street
Lees
Oldham
Greater Manchester
OL4 5AT
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 95288 04454
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Oak Board with gold inscribed lettering, the names are in 3 columns
Inscription
ST THOMAS' PARISH CHURCH/IN LOVING & EVER GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE MEN WHO GAVE/THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT EUROPEAN WAR 1913-1918/[names]/THEY SOUGHT THE GLORY OF THEIR COUNTRY/THEY FOUND THE GLORY OF GOD
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, Samuel
Armitage, John Frederick
Bardsley, John
Binns, John
Binns, William
Bradbury, John
Brierley, Frank
Chapman, James
Clarj, Tom
Clark, George
See details for all 51 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 51
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 51
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: height 1200MM, width 1200MM
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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