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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Wigan
Town
Hindley
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
56098
Current location

In the entrance lobby
to the left
just inside the front door
Hindley Hall Golf Club
Hall La
Hindley
Wigan
Greater Manchester
WN2 2SQ
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 61702 05905
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Vertical rectangular single sheet of water damaged parchment surrounded by light coloured card mount. Framed with dark wood and glazed. Name of club in blue lettering at top with Union and Royal Navy flags beneath. Below this is dedication in black lettering except for capital lettering in red. Names in two columns below separated by decorative central vertical line with names of two club employees at base of line. Symbol and symbol explanation at base of parchment in blue lettering with red capitalisation.
Inscription
Hindley Hall Golf Club/ Members serving their King and Country/ (Names)/ * Laid down his life for King and Country.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bolton, Rh
Bouchier, Cf
Brynan, F
Bullough, Ths
Chronell, H
Cookson, Th
Dixon, Ch
Eames, Cwb
Hart, John
Healy, J
See details for all 24 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 24
    Served and returned: 17
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initial(s), Surname
    Order of information: Initial(s), Surname
Components
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Parchment
  • Frame
    Measurements: depth 20mm, height 690mm, width 560mm
    Materials: Wood, Glass, Card
Listing information
Condition
History
Circa 2000: Found in storage within club, parchment heavily water damaged from unknown source. Restored by unidentified club member and sited at unknown date. Original location within club is unknown, as is date placed in storage.
Costs

Comments: £100 invested to furnish the annual prize

Trust fund/Scholarship
Yes
Purpose: An annual prize awarded at Wigan Technical College
Sponsorship
Corporate
Reference
  • Hindley Hall Golf Club 1905 - 2005 (A Centenary History of) by Gaskell, Ian ?/Undated Ian Gaskell.
  • Wigan Observer, 05/04/1919: Report of AGM of the Club at which it was resolved to have a memorial to members lost in the war (list given), which would take the form of 'a suitable scroll and tablet... worthy of those who have fallen; also that a sum of £100 be invested to provide an annual prize at Wigan Technical College, the Hindley Hall Golf Club War Memorial Prize.

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