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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Oldham
Town
Hollins
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
55731
Current location

Hollins Methodist Church
Millgate
Hollins
Oldham
Greater Manchester
OL8 4JU
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 91618 02902
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Demolished
    Hollins Wesleyan Church (demolished)
    Millgate
    Hollinwood
    Oldham
    Greater Manchester
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SD 900 020
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Two plaques with First World War casualties. Both feature an engraved wreath around the names of those who died and the dedicatory inscription. The first is names A-L, and the second names J-Z. On the J-Z plaque some names on the right hand side of the plaque are unreadable due to over-polishing and consequent camera flash.
Inscription
ROLL OF HONOUR/ TO THE/ GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN GRATEFUL/ MEMORY OF THE MEN/ FROM THIS CONGREGATION/ WHO SACRIFICED THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
[?], [?]
[?], ?
[?], ?
[?], ?
[?], [?]
[?], ?
[?], ?
[?], ?
[?], ?
[?], ?
See details for all 162 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 162
    Served and returned: 142
    Died: 20
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames (for the fallen), initials of forenames (for the served)
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
History
Wesleyan Church was closed and demolished in the late 1970's due to slum clearances and road building.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Published:Neil Richardson 1996 Radcliffe

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