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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Oldham
Town
Royton
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
55573
Current location

In churchyard
St Anne's Church
St Anne's Avenue
Royton
Oldham
Greater Manchester
OL2 5AD
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 91989 07054
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Unadorned Latin cross and eight sided single tier stone, which shows carved and self-coloured inscription. Stands on small scotia plinth stone.
Inscription
S ANNE'S LONGSIGHT/TO THE GLORY OF GOD/AND IN LOVING MEMORY/OF THE MEN WHO/LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES/IN THE GREAT WAR/1914 + 1918/MAKE THEM TO BE NUMBERED/WITH THY SAINTS/IN GLORY EVERLASTING [names on the other faces
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Affleck, Frank
Affleck, Richard
Albinson, Leonard
Alger, Alfred N
Alger, James A
Alger, William
Ashton, John W
Ashton, J William
Ashworth, Tom
Astley, Fred
See details for all 118 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 118
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 118
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname THEN forename
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
Some parts are rather worn, which has made a number of names impossible to read
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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