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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Tameside
Town
Droylsden
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
45359
Current location

St Andrews Church
Edge Lane
Droylsden
Tameside
Greater Manchester
M43 6BP
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 89144 98146
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Brass Plaque on wooden backboard
Inscription
TO THE/ GLORIOUS MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF THIS/ CHURCH AND SCHOOL/ WHO FELL IN/ THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-19/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ainsworth, Edward
Bantoft, Thomas
Bispham, John
Buckley, Eric
Freeman, Geo H
Green, Alfred
Howarth, Fred
Jones, Fred
Kershaw, John
Leah, Martin
See details for all 16 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 16
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 16
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height c900mm, width c450mm
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
History
2012 Church demolished-subsequent location of memorial unknown as of January 2018 (May be at Church of the Epiphany, Edge Lane, Droylsden-to be verified); 2003- building closed and reported as unsafe.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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