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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
45370
Current location

St Andrew's 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
LANCET-SHAPED MARBLE TABLET with his REGIMENTAL BADGE IN RELIEF AT TOP CENTRE.
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ WALTER OLIVER/ LANCE CORPORAL ROYAL WELSH FUSILIERS/ WHO FELL IN FRANCE AUGUST 23RD 1918/ AGED 32/ I NEED THY PRESENCE EVER PASSING HOUR/ WHAT BUT THY GRAVE CAN FOIL THE TEMPTERS POWER/ WHO, LIKE THYSELF MY GUIDE AND STAY CAN BE/ THROUGH CLOUD & SUNSHINE LORD ABIDE WITH ME.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Oliver, Walter
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, surname, date of death,regiment,place of death,forename,age of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height C 600 MM, width C 450 MM
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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