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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Rochdale
Town
Middleton Junction
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Rededicated
    Date: 09 November 1986
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
44999
Current location

St. Gabriel's Church
Greenhill Road
Middleton Junction
Rochdale
Greater Manchester
M24 2BD
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 88545 05316
Denomination: Church of England

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Previous locations
  • Weslyan Methodist Church
    Middleton Junction
    Rochdale
    Greater Manchester
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Methodist
Description
Two identical panels-one for those who fell (which gives full forenames, and regiment), the second for the served & returned-gives just initials of surname, and not the regiment.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN LOVING MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF THIS CHURCH/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR US IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1919/ "THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ablett, H
Andrew, W N
Ashworth, H
Atkinson, James
Bamford, J
Barrett, Albert
Barrett, H
Bentley, T
Bottomley, T
Bowers, H
See details for all 105 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 105
    Served and returned: 90
    Died: 15
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, regiment (only for the casualties), forenames (for casualties), initials of forenames (for the served & returned)
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 2FT, width 3FT
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
History
ORIGINALLY IN ST GABREILâS GARDEN OF REMEMBRANCE, THIS MEMORIAL WAS RESTORED, REDEDICATED AND MOVED INSIDE THE CHURCH IN 1986
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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