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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Salford
Town
Walkden
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
66802
Current location

Walkden Methodist Church
Manchester Road East
Walkden
Salford
Greater Manchester
M38 9AN
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 72819 03426
Denomination: Methodist

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Description
Rectangular tablet with the lettering in gold
Inscription
THIS CHURCH WAS BUILT FROM THE PROCEEDS OF THE SALE/ OF TWO SPORTSFIELDS WHICH WERE BOUGHT TO HONOUR/ THE MEMORY OF THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN TWO WORLD WARS/ 1914 - 1919/ (Names)/ 1939 - 1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alexander, John
Atkinson, Tom
Bennett, Granville
Chilton, Levi
Cooke, Alfred
Cousin, Cyril
Critchley, Robert
Davies, William
Dearden, George
Evans, Harold
See details for all 39 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 32
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 32
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname.
    Order of information: Surname.
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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