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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Wigan
Town
Wigan
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony

  • Date: 27 February 1921
    Attended by: Coun. and Mrs E Yates (Mayor and Mayoress), Rev Owen Davies (Pastor), Rev G Evans Wason (Preacher), Mrs Ashurst (Wreath layer)
Lost
Lost
WM Reference
84715
Previous locations
  • 32
    Gilded Methodist Church
    Buckley Street
    Wigan
    Wigan
    Greater Manchester
    WN6 7HE
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SD 57591 06843
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
An illuminated list of the 45 names of those from the church who served in the forces in the Great War, including the six who fell. (See WMR 84712)
Inscription
Unknown, apart from the names
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alstead, J
Ashton, R
Ashton, W
Ault, C
Ault, J
Bisby, G
Blundell, Gc
Bullock, A
Bullock, J
Butterfield, A
See details for all 39 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 45
    Served and returned: 39
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initial(s), surname
    Order of information: Initial(s), surname
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • The report in the Wigan Observer for 1 March 1921 of the unveiling ceremony

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