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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Rochdale
Town
Middleton
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
45010
Current location

St. Stephen's Church
High Street
Middleton
Rochdale
Greater Manchester
M24 6BL
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 87229 06495
Denomination: Countess Huntingdons Connexion

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Description
Elaborate board with gabled top and central print, flanked by plaques with names. Central image depicts a young war widow with a wreath.
Inscription
TO THE MEMORY/ OF/ THE BRAVE SONS OF THE EMPIRE/ MEMBERS OF THIS CHURCH & SCHOOL/ WHO FELL ON THE BATTLEFIELDS OF/ EUROPE/ "THEY HAVE FOUGHT THE GOOD FIGHT"/ DYING/ IN THE CAUSE OF/ HUMANITY THAT/ HONOUR/ MIGHT LIVE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Boardman, Jas.
Dawson, Benjm.
Dean, Frank
Fletcher, Fred.
Gant, Ernest
Halliwell, Herbt.
Hilton, Robert
Hindley, Herbt.
Ingham, Fred
Ingham, Jos. Hayes
See details for all 13 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 108
    Served and returned: 95
    Died: 13
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
Components
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Board
    Measurements: height 65IN, width 44IN
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
TRUSTEES OF ST STEPHENS CHURCH

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