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Memorial details

Memorial type
Addition to gravestone
District
Rochdale
Town
Middleton
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
75389
Current location

St. Gabriel's Church
Greenhill Road
Middleton
Rochdale
Greater Manchester
M24 2BD
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 88545 05316
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Addition to family gravestone
Inscription
In loving memory of Pte Joseph BRIGGS Mancr Regt killed in action in France Augt 4th 1916 aged 32 years also his beloved wife Lily Jane SMITH died Dec 13th 1976 aged 91 years also Charles son of the above died Feby 10th 1917 aged 5 years
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Briggs, Joseph
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, rank, relationships, manner of death, place of death, date of death, age
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Gravestone
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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