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Memorial details

Memorial type
Panelling
District
Wigan
Town
Swinley
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Rededicated
    Date: C 1950
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
45411
Current location

ST MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS CHURCH
Duke St
Swinley
Wigan
Greater Manchester
WN1 2DN
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 58360 06563
Denomination: Church of England

View location on Google Maps
Description
OAK PANELLING ON ONE WALL OF THE CHURCH. CARVED INSCRIPTION ON FIVE OF THE PANELS. FOUR FIGURES FLANK THE WW1 PANELS. TRACERY AT THE TOP OF THE PANELLING. FIGURES OF ST GEORGE AND THE DRAGON, ST DAVID, ST PATRICK AND ST ANDREW FLANK THE WW1 PANELS
Inscription
CENTRE PANEL: 1914 - 1918/ JESU MERCY/ HERE ARE WRITTEN/ THE NAMES OF THOSE/ WHO WENT OUT FROM/ THIS PARISH TO THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ AND GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FOR THEIR COUNTRY./ REMEMBER THEIR VALOUR,/ THEIR COMRADESHIP AND/ THEIR SELF SACRIFICE/ IN WILLING SERVICE/ FOR THE RIGHT./ THE GOOD SHEPHERD/ GIVETH HIS LIFE./ THIS TOKEN OF LOVE/ AND GRATITUDE/ FROM MANY FRIENDS. LEFT AND RIGHT HAND FLANKING PANELS: (NAMES) OUTER PANEL, LEFT SIDE: SECOND/ WORLD/ WAR/ 1939 - 1945/ IN/ HONOURED/ MEMORY/ OF/ (NAMES) OUTER PANEL, RIGHT SIDE: SECOND/ WORLD/ WAR/ 1939 - 1945/ IN/ HONOURED/ MEMORY/ OF/ (NAMES)/ WHEN YOU GO HOME/ TELL THEM OF US -/ FOR THEIR TOMORROW/ WE GAVE OUR TODAY
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abbot, Thomas
Armstrong, Sydney
Armstrong, Thomas
Ashton, Alfred
Ashton, Frederick Harry
Ashurst, George Arthur
Austin, Henry
Barnes, Joseph
Barnes, Ronald
Blair, Sidney Barclay
See details for all 93 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 144
    Served and returned: 72
    Died: 72
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 42
    Served and returned: 21
    Died: 21
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Panelling
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL
  • Grade II*
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
History
DATE UNKNOWN: ONE OF THE DOVES WHICH WAS ON THE RIGHT HAND SHOULDER OF ST DAVID WAS DAMAGED AND HAS BEEN REMOVED. 2000: IT IS INTENDED THAT IT WILL BE REPLACED
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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