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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)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
44943
Current location

St. John's Church
Manchester Road
Heywood
Rochdale
Greater Manchester
OL10 2HS
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 86266 09902
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Bronze Plaque on grey marble backboard
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/AND IN HONOURED MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH/WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR/[names in 4 columns]/MAY THEY BE NUMBERED WITH THY SAINTS IN GLORY EVERLASTING
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alderson, John R
Alston, Harvey
Anderton, Amos
Armstrong, W
Ashton, Frank B
Ashworth, Walter
Aspinall, John
Barley, George
Barley, Harry
Barlow, A
See details for all 109 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 109
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 109
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname THEN forename
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 900mm, width 900mm
    Materials: Bronze
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Grey
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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