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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Rochdale
Town
Heywood
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Presented
    Date: 24 April 1921
    Attended by: W Cockerill
  • Unveiled
    Date: 24 April 1921
    Attended by: W Cockerill
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
44941
Current location

Heywood United Reformed Church
Rochdale Road East
Heywood
Rochdale
Greater Manchester
OL10 1QU
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 86632 11038
Denomination: United Reformed

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Previous locations
  • Original Congregational Church
    York Street
    Heywood
    Rochdale
    Greater Manchester
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Congregational
Description
Plain White Marble Plaque
Inscription
IN REVERENCE AND HONOUR/THIS TABLET IS INSCRIBED TO THE MEMORY OF THOSE WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES/IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918/[names in 3 columns]/TO THE HONOUR OF THOSE WHO RETURNED/[names in 3 columns]/PRESENTED AND UNVEILED BY W COCKERILL ESQ APRIL 24 1921
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, William
Armstrong, William
Ashbrook, Arthur
Ashton, Herbert
Ashworth, Ernest
Aspinall, Fred
Aspinall, Harry
Bell, Albert
Bell, William
Bonser, Frank
See details for all 72 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 72
    Served and returned: 65
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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