United Methodist Church Hawkshaw - WWI

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Reference WMO257287

Address:

Hawkshaw Methodist Church

Bolton Road

Bury

Bury

BL8 4JR

England

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Status: On subsequent site(s)
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Materials:
  • Stone Marble
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: WALL-MOUNTED WHITE MARBLE TABLET WITH BLACK MARBLE BACKBOARD. TABLET HAS THREE ARCHES WITH INSET INSCRIPTION. CENTRAL ARCH IS SEMICIRCULAR, LEFT AND RIGHT SIDE ARCHES ARE LANCET. ALABASTER PILLARS AT BASE OF ARCHES. BLACK AND RED LETTERING. SHELF AND BRACKETS AT BASE. RELIEF AT TOP CENTRE OF LAUREL WREATH AND RIBBON. There is also an associated Brass Plaque recording the move.
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ABOVE CENTRAL PANEL: SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF CENTRAL PANEL: THE/ MEN OF THIS/ CHURCH AND SCHOOL,/ WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE/ IN THE GREAT WAR./ 1914-1918/ (NAMES) LEFT PANEL: AND/ IN HONOUR OF/ THOSE WHO SERVED/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ (NAMES) RIGHT PANEL: AND/ IN HONOUR OF/ THOSE WHO SERVED/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ (NAMES) BASE BORDER: GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS, THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS. Brass Plaque-THIS MEMORIAL WAS FORMERLY/ERECTED IN THE/UNITED METHODIST CHURCH/HAWKSHAW/AND WAS TRANSFERRED AFTER/METHODIST UNION 1932

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