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Memorial details

Memorial type
Panelling
District
Tameside
Town
Droylsden
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1921
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
45154
Current location

St Mary's Church
Church Street
Droylsden
Tameside
Greater Manchester
M43 7FF
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 90581 98143
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
WW1 is OAK PANELLING WITH CARVED INSCRIPTION. DEDICATORY INSCRIPTION CARVED ACROSS THE TOP OF THE PANELLING AND NAMES CARVED ON EACH SIDE BESIDE THE ALTAR RAIL WW2 is PANELLING AND CLERGY STALLS IN THE CHANCEL WITH DEDICATORY INSCRIPTION ON THE SOUTH WALL
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO FROM THIS CHURCH GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES) THE PANELLING AND CLERGY STALLS ARE DEDICATED/ TO THE MEMORY OF THOSE OF THE PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)/ LEST FREEDOM PERISH/ FROM THE EARTH
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, George Leslie
Allman, Kenneth W
Artingstall, James
Ashton, Charles
Atkins, Stanley
Bagnall, Herbert
Beilby, John
Bentley, Robert
Blackshaw, Leonard
Booth, Henry
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 47
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 47
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 73
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 73
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forenames, surname, decorations
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Panelling
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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