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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Salford
Town
Monton
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Rededicated
    Date: 13th November 2005
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
60796
Current location

St Paul's Church
Egerton Road
Monton
Salford
Greater Manchester
M30 9NF
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 76772 99837
Denomination: Church of England

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Previous locations
  • Eccles Grammar School
    Grange Park Road
    Monton
    Salford
    Greater Manchester
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SJ 760 990
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Polished copper rectangular plaque with incised lettering. Names in three columns. Additional brushed brass plaque below, detailing the history.
Inscription
Copper Plaque-To the Glory of God/ AND IN MEMORY OF THE OLD BOYS OF THIS SCHOOL/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE WAR OF 1939-1945/ (Names) Brass Plaque-These school plaques/ were originally in the/ Eccles Grammar School/ within the parish of/ St Paul, Monton.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Agnew, K L
Allen, J E
Banning, W A L
Blears, N
Boardman, H
Brownbill, A E
Butterworth, D H
Collier, W
Cooke, A
Cooper, K J
See details for all 39 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 39
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 39
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 600mm, width 950mm
    Materials: Copper
Listing information
Condition
History
SCHOOL BUILDING DEMOLISHED IN 1980s
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Manchester Evening News 9 Nov. 2005

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