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Memorial details

Memorial type
Chapel: Dedicated within church building
District
Oldham
Town
Werneth
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
45037
Current location

St Thomas' Church
St Thomas' Coppice
Werneth
Oldham
Greater Manchester
OL8 1SF
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 91953 04237
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Chapel with dedicatory wooden board and separate wooden board for the names
Inscription
Dedication Board-+/TO THE GLORY OF GOD/IN UNDYING MEMORY/OF THOSE FROM OUR PARISH/WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES/IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR/IN HUMBLE THANKS TO/ALMIGHTY GOD FOR THE/DEVOTION OF ALL WHO/SERVED THEIR COUNTRY/IN THIS HOUR OF NEED, AND/... Names Board-+/ROLL OF HONOUR/1939-1945/[names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Brierley, Frank
Butterworth, John Maurice
Fletcher, Robert
Gow, Charles Henry
Gow, Ian Malcolm
Green, William
Hadfield, John Milner
Hartley, John Mercer
Parker, Colin Mellor
Robinson, John
See details for all 13 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 13
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Chapel
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brick
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST THOMAS
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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