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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Bury
Town
Prestwich
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
66874
Current location

8
St Gabriel's Church
Bishops Road
Prestwich
Bury
Greater Manchester
M25 0HT
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 82517 02731
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Framed and glazed roll of honour with a decorative border and the lettering in black.
Inscription
SAINT GABRIEL'S PRESTWICH/ FIRST WORLD WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ (Names)/ SECOND WORLD WAR/ 1939 - 1945/ (Names)/ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN/ THAN THIS. THAT A MAN LAY/ DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIEND'S.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aird, Alexander
Bretherick, William John
Brook, Peter Frederick
Brown, Harry
Carter, Gavin Herdman
Carter, Stanley John
Collins, Alan
Coomber, Horace
Cosgrove, John William
Crossland, Cyril Rudolf
See details for all 34 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 22
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 22
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forenames, surname.
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forenames, surname.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Paper
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood, Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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