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Memorial details

Memorial type
Gate
District
Bury
Town
Walmersley
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
55567
Current location

Christ Church
Walmersley
Bury
Greater Manchester
BL9 5LP
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 80492 13685
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Lych gate. Associated horizontally mounted brass plaque on wall, raised and self-coloured lettering.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN HUMBLE GRATITUDE TO HIM/ FOR A PURE AND LOVING LIFE/ THIS LYCH GATE IS ERECTED/ IN MEMORY OF/ (Name)/ SECOND LIEUTENANT/ FIFTH BATTALION LANCASHIRE FUSILIERS/ WHO FELL IN ACTION AT THE DARDANELLES/ MAY 7TH 1915/ HIS FIRST DAY OF BATTLE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Hoyle, Humphrey King
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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: surname, rank, date of death, regiment, place of death, forenames, manner of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Gate
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
History
2007: Graffitti has been written on the plaque
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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