Parish Memorial, St David Haigh

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Reference WMO259286

Address:

The Parish Church of St David Haigh

Copperas Lane

Haigh

Wigan

WN2 1PA

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Materials:
  • Timber Timber (any)
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Two plaques set on the south wall of the nave of the church. Beneath the original Great War Memorial an additional panel commemorating the fallen of WW2 has been affixed,
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Carved in relief above the list of names: PARISH - OF - HAIGH AND ASPULL - ROLL OF HONOUR The names of the fallen are incised, and painted gold, beneath the following inscription: IN REVERENT GRATITUDE - TO GOD FOR PEACE AND - VICTORY AND IN PROUD - MEMORY OF THE MEN - OF THIS PARISH CHURCH - WHO MADE THE - SUPREME SACRIFICE IN - THE GREAT WAR - 1914-1918 The following inscription is given above the WW2 names: ALSO OF THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR - LIVES IN THE WAR 1939-1945

20 names for the Great War, including the four sons of the Vicar of the Parish. 15 names for WW2.

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