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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Oldham
Town
Shaw
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
44979

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Current location

In the Vestibule
Shore Edge Methodist Church
Buckstones Road
Shaw
Oldham
Greater Manchester
OL2 8LS
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 930 080
Denomination: Methodist

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Description
TWO VARNISHED DARK OAK BOARDS
Inscription
BOARD ONE: TO THE GLORY OF GOD IN MEMORIAM OF THOSE WHO/LOST THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT EUROPEAN WAR BOARD TWO: (names in 3 columns)/ 1914 GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS 1919/ THAT HE LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FELLOW MAN (EXACT LINE SPACING UNKNOWN)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Cheetham, Willie
Davies, Thomas
Dawkes, John W
Dronsfield, Eddie
Garside, Daniel
Garside, James W
Gee, Willie
Henthorne, Frank
Platt, Arthur
Sutcliffe, John W
See details for all 12 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: height 6IN, width 52IN
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
History
C 1969: THE BOARDS WERE PART OF THE COMMUNION TABLE BUT WHEN THE CHURCH WAS REFURBISHED THE TABLE WAS REPLACED. THE PART OF THE TABLE WITH THE INSCRIPTION WAS TURNED INTO BOARDS AND MOUNTED ON THE WALL IN THE VESTIBULE
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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