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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Lectern or desk
District
Oldham
Town
Werneth
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date:
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
55569
Current location

St Thomas' Church
St Thomas' Circle
Werneth
Oldham
Greater Manchester
OL8 1UK
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 91947 04233
Denomination: Church of England

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Previous locations
  • North transept of chapel
    St Michael and All Angels Chuch (demolished)
    Crossbank Street
    Werneth
    Oldham
    Greater Manchester
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SD 923 044
    Denomination: Church of England
Description
A wooden lectern with carved dedications.
Inscription
+/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF THE FOLLOWING MEN/ WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE IN OR THROUGH/ THE GREAT WAR/1914-1919 (Names)/ THERE IS NO GREATER LOVE THAN THIS THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS 12 o'clock face: (Names of those who served)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Baddeley, James
Blomley, James
Briggs, William
Cottam, Richard
Dawson, Harry
Dean, Arnold
Dean, Joseph
Deem, Herva
Dill, James W
Dill, Robert
See details for all 32 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 32
    Served and returned: 28
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename.
    Order of information: Surname.
Components
  • Lectern
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
History
1970: The church was demolished as it was on the site of what is now the ring road.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Published:Neil Richardson 1996 Radcliffe

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