Wigan Coal and Iron Company, Parsonage Pit Plaque

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Reference WMO257522

Address:

Leigh Library

The Turnpike Centre

Civic Square, Market Street

Leigh

WN7 1EB

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:
  • Metal Bronze
Lettering: Raised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: One of 19 plaques of a similar design installed on the Collieries and Works of the Wigan Coal and Iron Company in June and July 1920. The plaque was removed from the colliery when it was closed and demolished in 1992.
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In Memoriam The names here recorded are of those men who worked here and who gave their lives for their country in the Great War August 1914 to November 1918, as well as the names of those who obtained military distinctions in the war Parsonage Pit

Parsonage Pit Killed: J Swindells, Rueben Such, James Hogan, James T Cox, Sam Hill, J Carrell, Pat Caine, P Unsworth Honours: Sam Hill MM, John Limer MM and Bar

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