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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Tameside
Town
Ashton-under-Lyne
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
66750
Current location

Museum of Manchester Regiment
Ashton Town Hall
Ashton-under-Lyne
Tameside
Greater Manchester
OL6 6DL
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 93897 99257
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Toc-H building
    Upper Park Road
    Rusholme
    Tameside
    Greater Manchester
    M14 5RH
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SJ 85497 95520
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Brass plaque on a wooden backboard with the regimental badge of the Royal Field Artillary.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN/ LOVING MEMORY OF/ WILLIAM MORTON JOHNSON CAPT 16th MANCHESTER/ REGT KILLED AT MONTAUBAN JULY 2nd 1916./ RONALD LINDSEY JOHNSON CAPT RFA/ 23rd DIVISION KILLED NEAR YPRES MAY/ 28th 1917.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Johnson, Ronald Lindsay
Johnson, William Morton
See details for all 2 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname, rank, place of death, date of death, regiment, manner of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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