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Memorial details

Memorial type
Triptych
District
Wigan
Town
Aspull
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
45298
Current location

St Elizabeth of Hungary Church
Bolton Road
Aspull
Wigan
Greater Manchester
WN2 1PR
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 62021 07578
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wooden Triptych with statues of two figures looking at Christ crucified on the cross, in the centre. The Roll of Honour for WW1 are on the two side doors, and that for WW2 on a separate board at bottom centre below the triptych.
Inscription
Left Hand Side Door: ROLL OF / HONOUR / (Names) Right Hand Side Door: ROLL OF/HONOUR/ (Names) / MISSING/ (Names) Lower Board: IN HONOUR OF THOSE WHO FELL / IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR 1939-1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ashton, Harry
Austin, James
Baker, Benjamin
Balfour, James
Bentley, Walter
Bryan, Frederick
Cartwright, Harry
Coleman, Jesse
Collier, George
Croston, John William
See details for all 47 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 32
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 32
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 15
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 15
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Triptych
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Figures
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Porcelain
  • Crucifix
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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