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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Rochdale
Town
Slattocks
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
45080
Current location

St. John the Evangelist Church
Thornham Lane
Slattocks
Rochdale
Greater Manchester
M24 2SA
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 88725 08833
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Two three light windows decorated as below, with associated tablets. Carved laurel wreaths and rose of Lancashire on tablets. Window depicts St. Michael, protector of Christians and soldiers (centre) flanked by St. Alban representing the army and St. Nicholas representing the Navy. There are two white marble tablets- 1 for each conflict.
Inscription
(PLAQUE 1) THIS WINDOW IS DEDICATED TO THE GLORY/ OF GOD AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF THOSE/ BELONGING TO THIS PARISH WHO FELL IN THE/ GREAT WAR 1914 - 19 BY THEIR FRIENDS AND/ FELLOW PARISHIONERS/[names in 4 columns] (PLAQUE 2) 1939 IN MEMORY OF 1945/ THE MEN OF THIS PARISH/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ [names in 3 columns]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ashworth, R
Atherton, S B
Bailey, J
Bamford, F
Barnes, J
Burns, G
Clark, A M
Clark, G
Clark, J
Cottrill, J R
See details for all 52 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 41
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 41
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, decorations
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Book: STORIES IN STAINED GLASS BY MRS DOREEN CLEGG, 1995

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