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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Wigan
Town
Ince-in-Makerfield
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Rededicated
    Date: November 2002
    Attended by: Rev David Long
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
75202
Current location

Inside
on west wall
St Mary's Church (New)
Warrington Road
Ince-in-Makerfield
Wigan
Greater Manchester
WN3 4NP
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 59171 04253
Denomination: Church of England

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Previous locations
  • St Mary's Church (Old)
    Warrington Rd
    Ince-in-Makerfield
    Wigan
    Lancashire
    WN3 4NP
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SD 59171 04253
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
White Marble Tablet in a multi-coloured wooden frame, on a wooden backboard. The inscribed names on the tablet are in a variety of colours and in an ornate script. Below the dedication and between the columns is a decoration of flowers.
Inscription
1914 THE RERODOS IN THE CHANCEL/WAS ERECTED IN LOVING MEMORY 1939/OF/[names in 5 columns]/THEIR NAMES SHALL BE HELD IN EVERLASTING REMEMBRANCE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ackers, G K
Acton, C
Acton, S
Adderton, W T
Aspinall, D
Aspinall, E
Austin, J
Bagnall, J
Bailey, C
Banks, C
See details for all 125 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 125
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 125
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname THEN forename
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Reredos
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Unknown
Listing information
Condition
History
Cleaned before re-installation in the new Church November 2002
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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