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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Wigan
Town
Wigan
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
72561
Current location

Wall mounted within second floor lounge on far wall
Delivery Office
Hallgate
Wigan
Wigan
Greater Manchester
WN1 1AA
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 58016 05781
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Richly illuminated and illustrated Roll of Honour on parchment, in calligraphy; in a glazed wooden frame
Inscription
Wigan Post/Office/Roll OF Honour/[rest can't be read due to camera flash]/[names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abbot, G
Ashton, M
Aspinall, J
Aspinall, J A P
Aspinall, N
Aspinall, R
Barlow, E E
Benson, G L
Bibby, T
Birkett, J
See details for all 110 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 110
    Served and returned: 110
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Parchment
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood, Glass
Listing information
  • HEAD POST OFFICE
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Royal Mail
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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