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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Wigan
Town
Hindley
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
85188
Current location

On the rear (west) wall
under the gallery
St John's Methodist Church
Market Street
Hindley
Wigan
Greater Manchester
WN2 3AN
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 61914 04661
Denomination: Methodist

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Description
A framed and glazed Roll in three sections - a back-sheet of pale pink card carrying the name of the church, upon which is affixed an arched card decorated with the flags of some of the 1914 Allies alongside a victory wreath on the staff of the Union flag, and carrying the Title of the piece. This is a pre-printed, commercially produced section of a type seen in other Rolls of Honour (Viz. WMR 3052, 67608, 72485 et al.), produced by Messrs. Smith & Young, 4 Maiden Lane, London EC. Beneath this is a large sheet of white paper upon which the names of those who served have been hand-written.
Inscription
Hindley/ Wesleyan Church & Sunday School/ Roll of Honour/ For/ King and Country/ 1914-1918/ Names
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Atkinson, Rb
Barlow, Reginald
Barnes, William
Barton, Joseph
Bavin, George
Bavin, Thomas
Baxendale, Peter T
Bullough, Th Stanley
Crossland, Thomas
Davies, George
See details for all 26 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 27
    Served and returned: 25
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Christian name, Surname, Rank, Unit
    Order of information: Christian name, Surname, Rank, Unit
Components
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Card, paper, glass, wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
St John's Methodist Church

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