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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
Oldham
Town
Moorside
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
75537
Current location

St Thomas' Church
Glebe Lane
Moorside
Oldham
Greater Manchester
OL1 4SJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 95066 07535
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wooden Screen, Altar (for WW1) and organ rebuild (for WW2). The altar has a brass Dedication Plaque and there is a plain stone tablet regarding the organ rebuild
Inscription
Altar Plaque-TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF/THE MEN OF THIS PARISH WHO FELL IN THE/GREAT WAR THIS COMMUNION TABLE/WAS GIVEN AS A TRIBUTE OF AFFECTION/AND GRATITUDE BY THE MEMBERS OF THE/MOTHERS SEWING CLASS MDCDXXI Organ Tablet-THE ORGAN WAS REBUILT/DECEMBER 1948-DEDICATED/IN HONOUR OF THOSE FROM/THIS PARISH WHO SERVED IN/THE SECOND WORLD WAR/1939-45/THE NAMES OF THOSE WHO FELL/ARE RECORDED ON THE SCREEN/OF THE MEMORIAL CHAPEL Screen Panel 1-To the Glory of God/and in Memory of the Fallen/1914-1918/[names A-K] Screen Panel 2- [names L-W for WW1]/1939-1945/[names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aldred, John James
Allen, Benjamin Seymour
Allen, Henry Seymour
Baker, William
Bannister, Albert
Bick, Harry Hooley
Bracewell, Ben
Buckley, Alfred
Buckley, John
Buckley, Matthew
See details for all 44 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 38
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 38
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Screen
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Altar
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Organ or Organ part
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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