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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Oldham
Town
Failsworth
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
55575

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Current location

In passageway
Dob Lane Chapel
Oldham Road
Failsworth
Oldham
Greater Manchester
M35 0BR
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 88365 00864
Denomination: Unitarian

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Description
Oak backboard with bronze plaque attached, small brass plaque attached containing WW2 name centrally below the words of dedication. The dates 1914- 19 are contained within a Laurel wreath at the centre of the memorial (and below the WW2 brass), chevron border around the edge of memorial.
Inscription
DOB.LANE.CHAPEL/ IN EVER LOVING MEMORY OF THE/ MEMBERS OF THIS CHAPEL AND SUNDAY/ SCHOOL WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ (Names)/ "THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE" 1939-1945/ ERIC PARK
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bardsley, Joseph
Bayley, William
Birch, George Robert
Blackwell, George
Booth, Walter Scott
Brickman, George
Bridge, Berry
Bridge, James
Calvert, Lawrence
Coates, John
See details for all 26 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 25
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 25
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: depth 5 mm, height 709 mm, width 1204 mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
History
c 1987: The present chapel is located in what was the memorial chapel for the original building. Most of the original chapel was demolished.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Dob Lane Chapel Trustees.

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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