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Memorial details

Memorial type
Chapel: Dedicated within church building
District
Wigan
Town
Tyldesley
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 28th October 1920
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
45420
Current location

tablet on NE wall
ST GEORGES CHURCH
Egerton St
Tyldesley
Wigan
Greater Manchester
M29
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 700 010
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Chapel with nowy-headed dedicatory stone tablet with laurel wreath and cross of the patron Saint.
Inscription
TO THE GREATER GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN PROUD AND LOVING MEMORY OF THOSE/ GALLANT MEN, SONS OF THIS CHURCH, WHO,/ WHILST SERVING IN THE GREAT WAR OF 1914-1919, MADE/ THE SUPREME SACRIFICE, THIS MEMORIAL CHAPEL/ IS AFFECTIONATELY DEDICATED BY THE/ PARISHIONERS OF TYLDESLEY,1920./ (names)/ "Lord all pitying, Jesu Blest,/ Grant then Thine Eternal rest"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bainbridge, H
Ball, F
Ball, J
Battersby, S S
Baxendale, G
Baxter, H
Beaver, R
Bellis, T
Berry, H
Betty, B
See details for all 71 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 76
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 76
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Chapel
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Unknown
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Memorial: £900

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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