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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
Oldham
Town
Oldham
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
75533
Current location

The location of the board is uncertain
whether it is still in the building
639
Moorside Methodist Chapel-Now Heavenly Bodies Fitness Centre
Ripponden Road
Oldham
Oldham
Greater Manchester
OL1 4JU
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 95051 97273
Denomination: Methodist

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Description
Communion Table, Chairs and Communion Rails, also wooden dedication board. The board is in three sections-the left and right sides have the names, the middle section, which has a pointed top, carries the dedication
Inscription
Left Hand Side-IN/SACRED MEMORY OF/[names] Central Section-THE/COMMUNION/TABLE, CHAIRS/AND RAIL WERE/ERECTED AS/A MEMORIAL TO/THE YOUNG/MEN OF THIS/CHURCH WHO/FELL IN THE/GREAT WAR/1914-1918 Right Hand Side-[names]/WHO/HAVE MADE/THE SUPREME/SACRIFICEFirs
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barlow, George
Booth, Harry
Bottomley, Joseph
Brierley, Thomas
Buckley, John
Ellis, Albert
Fletcher, Norman
Garrett, Joe
Graham, John C
Parkinson, John T
See details for all 14 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 14
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 14
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Table
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Altar / Communion rail
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Unknown
  • Seat
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Unknown
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Unknown
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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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