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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Rochdale
Town
Heywood
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
The Rochdale Observer (Printer)
Ceremony
  • Presented
    Date: 27 April 1952
    Attended by: BRIGADIER GENERAL SURTEES
  • Dedicated
    Date: 27 April 1952
    Attended by: Bishop Suffragan of Hulme
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
55748
Current location

Heywood Public Library
Church St
Heywood
Rochdale
Greater Manchester
OL10 1LL
England

OS Grid Ref: Undefined
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Roll of Honour also featuring the Lancashire Fusiliers Regimental badge.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN PROUD MEMORY/ OF/ THE LANCASHIRE FUSILIERS/ WHOSE NAMES ARE HEREIN RECORDED/ THESE GALLANT SOLDIERS LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES/ FOR/ KING AND COUNTRY/ IN THE/ WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1296
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1296
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,place of death,forename,additional,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Book
    Measurements: height 292 mm, width 228 mm
    Materials: Paper
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
Yes
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other
Responsibility
Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council Library Services

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