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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Bury
Town
Affetside
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
86852

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Current location

Four Lanes Congregational Church
Harwood Road
Affetside
Bury
Greater Manchester
BL8 3PR
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 76419 12347
Denomination: Congregational

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Description
Painted image of nowy headed tablet with red, yellow, green and black border. The inscription is in black capital lettering. Alongside the tablet is an inscribed flower holder.
Inscription
Tablet: In Memory of/ THE MEN WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE SERVICE OF MANKIND/ IN THE WORLD WARS/ 1914 - 1918/ (Names)/ 1939 - 1945/ (Names)/ LORD GOD OF HOSTS. BE WITH US YET./ LEST WE FORGET - LEST WE FORGET! Vase: AT THE/ GOING DOWN OF THE SUN/ AND IN THE MORNING/ WE WILL REMEMBER THEM
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 17
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 17
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename and surname
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename and surname
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Vase
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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