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Memorial details

Memorial type
Panelling
District
Oldham
Town
Greenacres
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
75520
Current location

St James' Church
Barry Street
Greenacres
Oldham
Greater Manchester
OL1 3AG
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 93774 05457
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
There is a dedication panel, one panel for WW1 names and another panel for WW2 names.
Inscription
Panel 1-TO THE HONOUR AND GLORY/OF ALMIGHTY GOD AND IN/MEMORY OF THE MEMBERS OF/THE CONGREGATIONS OF SAINT/JAMES AND SAINT BARNABAS/WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR/THEIR COUNTRY 1914-1919/THIS SCREEN IS ERECTED BY/THEIR FRIENDS IN THE YEAR.OF OUR LORD 1920 Panel 2-[names]/GRANT THEM O LORD/ETERNAL RESTP Panel 3-IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THOSE OF/THIS PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/IN THE WORLD WAR 1939-1945/[names in 2 columns]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Balding, Frank
Barlow, Harry
Barritt, Fred
Blackburn, Dennis
Buckley, Thomas
Connell, Albert
Cross, John
Dewsbury, Wilfred
Dodsworth, Harold
Dronsfield, Albert
See details for all 52 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 40
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 40
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Panelling
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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