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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
Kitt Green
Greater Manchester
First World War (1914-1918)
Montgomery Studios, Leicester, Fleming and Humphrey’s, Leicester
Not lost
WM Reference
Previous locations
  • St Francis of Assisi Church School
    City Road
    Kitt Green
    Greater Manchester
    WN5 0BG

    OS Grid Ref: SD 54895 05462
    Denomination: Undefined
  • St Francis of Assisi Church
    City Road
    Kitt Green
    Greater Manchester
    WN5 0BG

    OS Grid Ref: SD 54895 05462
    Denomination: Church of England
A commercially-produced, colour-printed large paper sheet showing prints of King George V and Queen Mary in the centre, surrounded by Union flags and symbols of the Royal household. On each side are pillars bedecked with hanging laurel leaves, at the top and bottom of which are shields representing Australasia, India, Canada, and South Africa. In the centre at the bottom is a lion surrounded by a laurel wreath, below which are the flowers of three of the nations of Great Britain - roses, daffodils, and shamrock - the thistles were perhaps beneath them, but the sheet has been damaged around its edges, and both the top and bottom have been cut down. Beneath the commercially-printed wording at the top of the central panel of the sheet the names of those who fought have been written in longhand in three columns. At the bottom of the third column is a lined-off group of six names under the heading 'Killed in Action' - five of the names are also on the main list.
Roll of Honour/ Names of Old Pupils of the School who are Serving/ King and Country in the Great War/ Names in three columns/ At the bottom of the third column: Killed in Action/ 1 name/ Killed in France/ 5 names
Inscription legible?
Names on memorial
Ainscough, Joseph
Ainscough, Thos.
Ainscough, Wm.
Ainscough, Wm.
Ashcroft, John
Ashcroft, Wm.
Aspey, James
Atherton, Henry
Atherton, James
Atherton, Wm.
See details for all 71 names
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 71
    Served and returned: 65
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, Christian Name
    Order of information: Surname, Christian Name
Trust fund/Scholarship
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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