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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Organ or organ part
District
Manchester
Town
Moston
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 16 June 1923
    Attended by:
  • Opened
    Date: 16 June 1923
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
55630
Current location

In storage
Moston Methodist Church
Corner of Moston Lane and Ilkley Street
Moston
Manchester
Greater Manchester
M40 9PA
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 87235 01947
Denomination: Methodist

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Description
Church organ with dedicatory rectangular bronze plaque
Inscription
THIS ORGAN IS ERECTED TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND AS A TRIBUTE/ TO THE DEVOTION OF ALL THE MEN OF THIS CHURCH AND SCHOOL/ WHO SERVED IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919. AND IN EVER GRATEFUL MEMORY/ OF THE FOLLOWING WHO SEALED THEIR SERVICE WITH THE GIFT OF LIFE/ (Names)/ PEACE. AND NO LONGER FROM ITS BRAZEN PORTALS/ THE BLAST OF WAR'S GREAT ORGAN SHAKES THE SKIES/ SO BEAUTIFUL AS SONGS OF THE IMMORTALS/ LET HOLY MELODIES OF LOVE ARISE/ DEDICATED AND OPENED JUNE 16TH 1923
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bolton, Walter Garnett
Cobbe, Arthur
Cornthwaite, Albert
Cornthwaite, Robert
Daniels, Harry
Greenall, Edwin
Howard, Charles
Monks, Pollock
Pollock, Frank
Riley, Ben
See details for all 11 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname THEN forename
Components
  • Organ or Organ part
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 162.5mm, width 600mm
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
History
Date unknown: The church was demolished and a new building built on the same site
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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