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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Oldham
Town
Waterhead
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
45032

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Current location

Holy Trinity Church
Church Street East
Waterhead
Oldham
Greater Manchester
OL4 2JQ
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 95205 05996
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wooden Board. There is also a stone tablet.
Inscription
Board-TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN REMEMBRANCE/OF THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR/THEOR COUNTRY IN THE WORLD WAR.1914-1918/[names in 2 columns] Tablet-TO THE GLORY OF GOD/AND IN MEMORY OF/THE BRAVE MEN FROM THIS PARISH/WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE/IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918/"ALL MEN MUST DIE: IT IS ONLY GIVEN TO THE/FEW TO DIE FOR THEIR COUNTRY"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ainsworth, A
Ashby, G
Ashton, H
Bannister, C
Barlow, G
Belshaw, W M
Bottomley, J
Brierley, T
Broadbent, F
Buckley, A
See details for all 52 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 52
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 52
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, rank
    Order of information: rank THEN surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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