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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Oldham
Town
Royton
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
75605
Current location

Royton Park
Bleasdale Street
Royton
Oldham
Greater Manchester
OL2 6LR
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 91992 08040
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Black Polished Granite Obelisk, slightly tapering.
Inscription
Side 1- "THEY GAVE THEIR/TOMORROW FOR OUR TODAY"/In Memory of all those/who died for peace/1914-18/[names A to Halkyard, James William] Side 2- "THEY GAVE THEIR/TOMORROW FOR OUR TODAY"/In Memory of all those/who died for peace/1914-18/[names Halkyard, Samuel to Prince] Side 3-"THEY GAVE THEIR/TOMORROW FOR OUR TODAY"/In Memory of all those/who died for peace/1914-18/[names Quarmby-end] Side 4-"THEY GAVE THEIR/TOMORROW FOR OUR TODAY"/In Memory of all those/who died for peace/1939-45/[names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, Austin
Aerstall, Robert
Albinson, Edward
Armstrong, John
Ashton, James
Ashton, John William
Ashton, William Joseph
Astley, Fred
Astley, William
Attley, William
See details for all 465 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 370
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 370
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname THEN forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 95
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 95
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname THEN forename
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Polished
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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