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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Rochdale
Town
Balderstone
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
75670
Current location

St Mary's Church
Oldham Road
Balderstone
Rochdale
Greater Manchester
OL11 2HE
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 90419 11614
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wooden Board with a raised Latin cross in the centre section, and the dedication below the cross. The names are to both sides of the cross. All lettering is inscribed upper case gold lettering.
Inscription
Central Panel-IN LOVING/MEMORY/R.I.P./THEY HAVE PASSED/BEYOND OUR TOUCH/BEYOND OUR SIGHT/BUT NEVER ,THANK/GOD, BEYOND OUR/LOVE AND PRAYERS Side Panels-[names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Acton, James William
Ashworth, Fred
Barker, John
Barlow, Clifford
Barned, Walter Henry
Baron, James
Barrett, James
Bayley, Richard Joseph
Bolton, John
Bottomley, Thomas
See details for all 115 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 115
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 115
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname THEN forename
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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