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Memorial details

Memorial type
Chapel or Church: Restoration or extension
District
Trafford
Town
Flixton
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1919
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
45241
Current location

ST MICHAELS CHURCH
Church Rd
Flixton
Trafford
Greater Manchester
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 747 940
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
CHURCH PORCH WITH TWO DEDICATORY PLAQUES
Inscription
THIS PORCH WAS ERECTED IN AD 1919 BY/ GEORGE BOLTON SCOTT ESQ AND ANN HIS/ WIFE, TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN GRATEFUL/ MEORY OF THE UNDERMENTIONED OFFICERS AND/ MEN FROM THE PARISH, WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR/ THEIR COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 18/ (NAMES)/ "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS, THAT A MAN/ LAY DOWN HIS LIFE" ST JOHN XV.13/ (NAMES OF WARDENS) TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN THE MEMORY OF THE MEN/ OF THIS PARISH WHO GAVE/ THEIR LIVES IN THE WORLD/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)/ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN/ THAN THIS THAT A MAN LAY DOWN/ HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adshead, J
Amos, P
Arthur, D C
Ashcroft, F
Attenborough, J H
Baumber, A
Baumber, J W
Baxter, G S A
Bennett, A
Bennett, R
See details for all 82 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 82
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 82
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 57
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 57
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 1300MM, width 850MM
    Materials: Metal
  • Porch
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brick
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private

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