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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Tameside
Town
Ashton-under-Lyne
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
66753
Current location

Christ Church
Oldham Road
Ashton-under-Lyne
Tameside
Greater Manchester
OL7 9AN
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 93369 99679
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Large rectangular plaque with the dates and dedication above and the names below in three columns in white lettering.
Inscription
1939 IN GRATEFUL AND LOVING MEMORY OF 1945/ THOSE WHO FORMERLY LIVED IN/ THIS PARISH AND NEIGHBOURGHOOD/ AND WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR/ KING AND COUNTRY IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR./ (Names)/ CIVILIANS KILLED BY ENEMY ACTION/ (Names)/ "We will Remember them."
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anderton, Horace
Arnfield, Norman
Axon, John
Bailey, Glen
Baines, James
Barber, Arthur
Barnes, Frank
Barratt, Herbert
Bond, Peter
Bowring, Ernest A
See details for all 91 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 88
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 88
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname, decorations
    Order of information: Surname
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname.
    Order of information: Surname.
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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