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Memorial details

Memorial type
Addition to gravestone
District
Wigan
Town
Tyldesley
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
92455
Current location

Tyldesley Cemetery
Hough Lane - A5082
Tyldesley
Wigan
Greater Manchester
M29 8WN
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 70651 01765
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A tall, lancet-arched sandstone headstone with an open book bearing the words, 'It is well' carved on a bed of roses with ivy carved in curved panels to each side. The inscription is etched onto a basket-arched black glass panel affixed to the sandstone.
Inscription
.../ In proud and loving memory of/ L-Cpl. W C Griffiths,/ Killed in France Aug. 31st 1918,/ Aged 42 years./ He still is ours in thought and love/ From his Mother, Sister & Brothers/ They will be done.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Griffiths, W C
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, initials, surname, manner, country, and date of death, age
    Order of information: As above
Components
  • Gravestone
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Glass, Stone - Sandstone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Wigan Council

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