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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
Wigan
Town
Leigh
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1922
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
45336
Current location

CHRIST CHURCH
Schofield St
Leigh
Wigan
Greater Manchester
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 650 990
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
ORNATE MARBLE TABLET WITH TWO ADJACENT WINDOWS. NAMES OF THE FALLEN ON A MOTTLED MARBLE TABLET INSET INTO THE TOP CENTRE OF A WHITE MARBLE TABLET WHICH HAS THE NAMES OF THOSE WHO SERVED. WHOLE IS SET WITHIN A DARK MARBLE RECTANGULAR HEADED FRAME
Inscription
CENTRE SECTION: TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN/ PROUD AND LOVING MEMORY OF THE/ FOLLOWING MEN WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR, 1914 - 1919./ (NAMES)/ SERVED/ (NAMES) LEFT AND RIGHT HAND SIDES: SERVED/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ackers, Ralph
Alfred, T
Alty, W
Arnold, C
Arnold, C A
Arundale, E
Arundale, W
Attenbrough, H J
Ball, Charles
Ball, H
See details for all 263 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 305
    Served and returned: 262
    Died: 43
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height C 1900MM, width C 1250MM
    Materials: Marble
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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