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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Rochdale
Town
Shore, Littleborough
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Presented
    Date:
    Attended by: Samuel & Margaret Barnes
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
75673
Current location

St Barnabas' Church
St Barnabas' Drive
Shore
Littleborough
Rochdale
Greater Manchester
OL15 8EJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 93089 16773
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Round Red Granite Column on a 3 step red granite base. All lettering is inscribed in black, except the dedication on the bottom 2 steps which is lead lettering
Inscription
On the column=[names] On the top step-GREAT EUROPEAN WAR/1914-1919 On the middle step-THIS MONUMENT IS ERECTED BY/SAMUEL AND MARGARET BARNES/TO THE HONOUR OF OUR SHORE LADS/WHO FOUGHT FOR FREEDOM On the lower step-ALSO IN LOVING MEMORY OF LILY THEIR BELOVED DAUGHTER/WHO DIED JUNE 14TH 1919 AGED 15 YEARS/R.I.P.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ashton, G
Ashworth, J
Bamford, C A
Calvert, R T
Chadwick, W
Charmer, W H
Clegg, A V
Clegg, J W
Collins, A
Crossley, A
See details for all 58 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 58
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 58
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Column
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Pink
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Pink
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Pink
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Pink
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private

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