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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Reredos or screen
District
Oldham
Town
Shaw
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
45009
Current location

Holy Trinity Church
Church Road
Shaw
Oldham
Greater Manchester
OL2 7AT
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 93528 08751
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
TWO THREE PANEL CARVED OAK SCREENS. AN ANGEL IS DEPICTED ON THE LEFT HAND SCREEN. TRACERY OF CARVED ROSES, THISTLES AND GRAPES
Inscription
LEFT AND RIGHT SCREEN, CENTRE PANEL: THEIR/ NAME/ LIVETH/ FOR/ EVERMORE/ (NAMES) LEFT AND RIGHT SCREEN, LEFT PANEL: GRANT THEM O LORD ETERNAL REST/ (NAMES) LEFT SCREEN, RIGHT PANEL: AND LET LIGHT PERPETUAL SHINE UPON THEM./ (NAMES) RIGHT SCREEN, RIGHT PANEL: AND LET LIGHT PERPETUAL SHINE UPON THEM./ IN LASTING REMEMBRANCE OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH AND CON/ GREGATION WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR AND IN/ GRATITUDE FOR THE SAFE RETURN OF THEIR COMRADES 1914 - 1919
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, Wilfred
Ashworth, John
Bailey, Walter
Baker, Joseph
Ball, Malcolm
Ball, Manuel A
Ballard, Albert
Barrass, J W
Birch, William
Blackshaw, R
See details for all 143 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 143
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 143
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname THEN forename
Components
  • Screen
    Measurements: height 69IN, width 61IN
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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