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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Lectern or desk
District
Rochdale
Town
Heywood
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
44933
Current location

St. Luke's Church
Church Street
Heywood
Rochdale
Greater Manchester
OL10 4NW
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 85628 10767
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Litany desk with small plaque.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ LANCE CORPORAL HAROLD PARTINGTON/ THE DEARLY BELOVED SON OF/ JOHN & ELLEN PARTINGTON/ WHO DIED OF WOUNDS RECEIVED AT THE DARDANELLES/ AND WAS BURIED AT SEA/ MAY 9TH 1915 - AGED 18 YEARS/ "A NOBLE LIFE FOR A NOBLE CAUSE"
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Rank, year died, regiment, place of death, forename, manner of death, age of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Desk
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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