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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Salford
Town
Worsley
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
66832
Current location

Roe Green Independent Methodist Church
Roe Green
Worsley
Salford
Greater Manchester
M28 2RN
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 75196 01636
Denomination: Methodist

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Description
Two identical rectangular boards with a broken pediment and carved pillar each side. The names have been carved in three columns with the dedication above and below, on the board for the fallen, and in 5 columns on the board for the served.
Inscription
The Board for the fallen-1914 WAR MEMORIAL 1919/ THIS TABLET WAS ERECTED TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN/ MEMORY OF THE FOLLOWING YOUNG MEN CONNECTED WITH THIS CHURCH/ AND SCHOOL, WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT EUROPEAN WAR 1914 - 1919/ (Names)/ "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS/ THAT HE GAVE HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS."/ AND IN APPRECIATION OF THOSE 47 OTHERS WHOSE NAMES/ ARE ON THE ROLL OF HONOUR IN THE SCHOOL. Board for the served-THIS ROLL OF HONOUR IS ERECTED TO THE MEMORY OF THE FALLEN AND IN GRATEFUL COMMEMORATION OF THOSE ALSO WHO FOUGHT IN THE GREAT EUROPEAN WAR 1914-1919 ALL OF WHOM WERE CONNECTED WITH THIS CHURCH AND SCHOOL AND WHOSE NAMES ARE HEREUNDER INSCRIBED/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barnes, Alfred
Barnes, William
Chadwick, Harry
Davies, Samuel (jnr)
Davies, Samuel (snr)
Davies, William
Davies, William
Dean, Wm. R M
Dowling, Wm.
Duncan, Harold
See details for all 65 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 65
    Served and returned: 56
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forenames, surname
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Undefined
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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