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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Manchester
Town
Gorton
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
75334
Current location

Aspinal Methodist Church
Reddish Lane
Gorton
Manchester
Greater Manchester
M18 7JH
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 89540 95476
Denomination: Methodist

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Description
Brass Plaque within an ornate oak frame. All writing is inscribed in black for the dedication and those who served. The fallen are inscribed in gold in an oval in relief at the top of the memorial.
Inscription
THIS TABLET WAS ERECTED TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN/MEMORY OF THOSE WHO DIED AND SERVED IN THE GREAT WAR/1914 [names of the fallen in 4 columns] 1919/GREATER LOVE HATH NO/MAN THAN THIS, THAT A/MAN LAY DOWN HIS/LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS/[names of the served in 7 columns]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allanson, E
Allanson, T
Allanson, W T
Andrew, G A
Andrew, J S
Andrew, T H
Armstrong, F R
Aveyard, C
Barratt, P
Bates, J E
See details for all 152 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 152
    Served and returned: 126
    Died: 26
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname THEN forename
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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