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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Wigan
Town
Wigan
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MESSRS MIDDLETON AND WOOD (Mason)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 29th November 1926
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
45445
Current location

PRIVATE HOUSE
Wigan
Wigan
Greater Manchester
WN1
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 580 050
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • WIGAN CONSERVATIVE CLUB
    Upper Dicconson St
    Wigan
    Wigan
    Greater Manchester
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SD 580 050
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
WHITE MARBLE TABLET WITH INCISED INSCRIPTION CARVED LAUREL LEAF AND BERRY DESIGN CARVED AT THE TOP OF THE TABLET
Inscription
PRO/ PATRIA/ WIGAN CONSERVATIVE CLUB/ IN MEMORY OF THE MEMBERS/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ball, C H
Barker, I
Benson, A
Bentham, L
Brindle, W
Brown, F S
Bryan, F S
Cox, F
Davenport, W
Davies, E
See details for all 43 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 88
    Served and returned: 44
    Died: 44
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank
    Order of information: surname,rank
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: depth 60MM, height 1100MM, width 700MM
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
History
2001: TOP LEFT HAND CORNER OF THE TABLET HAS BROKEN OFF. CURRENTLY IN THE CARE OF A MEMBER OF THE YOUNG CONSERVATIVES AFTER IT WAS FOUND IN THE YARD OF GEMS PH NEAR THE OLD PREMISES WHICH ARE NOW. IT IS HOPED THAT THE TABLET CAN BE REPAIRED AS THE BROKEN PIECES ARE STILL AROUND.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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