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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Wigan
Town
Whelley
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
45424
Current location

Towards the back of the North side aisle
ST STEPHENS CHURCH
Hieland Rd
Whelley
Wigan
Greater Manchester
WN1 3UR
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 59281 06717
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A plain framed oak board, extended for the addition of WW2 names. The lettering is incised, topped by a gold-painted 'IHS'
Inscription
IHS/ To the Glory of/ God/ And in Memory of the Men of this/ Parish who fell in the Great War/ 1914 - 1918/ Names/ Greater Love hath no Man than This/ Name 1939 - 1945/ Names
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ashcroft, R
Atherton, T
Baldwin, T
Bennett, A
Bennett, M
Bennison, W
Birch, Rh
Boardman, H
Boylan, F
Brimelow, T
See details for all 72 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 51
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 51
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, initial(s)
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 21
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 21
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, initial(s)
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: height C 900MM, width C 1500MM
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
The Parochial Church Council

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