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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Wigan
Town
Scholes
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
87171
Current location

In a glass-fronted case to the right of the sanctuary
St Catharine's Church
St Catherines Terrace
Scholes
Wigan
Greater Manchester
WN1 3LP
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 59217 05687
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A dark blue, leather-bound volume with gold lettering containing, on alphabetically indexed pages, the names of the men from St Catharine's Parish who served in the Great War.
Inscription
St Catharine's Parish Church/ Wigan/ Roll of Honour/ This book contains the Names of the Men from this Parish/ and Congregation who served in His Majesty's Forces/ during the Great European War,/ 1914-1918.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Andrews, George
Appleton, Thomas
Armstrong, A
Armstrong, John
Armstrong, Wt
Ashton, W
Ashurst, Richd.
Astle, Thomas
Ath, Thos. W
Atherton, James
See details for all 400 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 401
    Served and returned: 236
    Died: 165
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Varies - Rank, Christian name or initials, surname for all; the returned mainly also have numbers and units
    Order of information: Varies - Rank, Christian name or initials, surname for all; the returned mainly also have numbers and units
Components
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Leather, Paper
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Corporate
Responsibility
The Parochial Church Council

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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© WMR-87171

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