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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
92456
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 without and grape leaves carved on the edge of the arch, and with grey granite column pilasters - the right-hand one being missing, along with a section of the stone above its place. The inscription is incised.
Inscription
.../ In loving memory of/ Tom Hilton/ Grandson of the above who was Killed/ and Buried in France March 22nd 1918,/ Aged 19 years./ A beautiful memory left behind./ ....
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Hilton, Tom
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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: Forename, surname, relationship, manner of death, burial details, date of death, age
    Order of information: As above
Components
  • Gravestone
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Wigan Council

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