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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Bury
Town
Holcombe
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
60607
Current location

In the lychate
Emmanuel Church
Chapel Lane
Holcombe
Bury
Greater Manchester
BL8 4NB
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 78385 16735
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Triangular headed plain stone tablet with incised inscription in black painted lettering
Inscription
1939 1945/ WE REMEMBER/ WITH GRATEFUL HEARTS BEFORE GOD WHO IS/ THE AUTHOR OF PEACE AND LOVER OF CONCORD,/ THOSE OF HOLCOMBE CHURCH AND PARISH WHO/ DURING THE WORLD WAR GAVE THEIR SERVICE/ HEALTH OR LIVES IN FIGHTING FOR THE/ IDEALS OF PEACE./ "GRANT US, O GOD, THAT PEACE/ WHICH THE WORLD CANNOT GIVE."
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Limestone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
CHURCH AUTHORITIES
Reference
  • Manchester Central Library Archives L20/10/1/2 AND L21/9/11/6

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