Middleton Junction, St. Gabriel's Church (Soldiers' MIs)

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St. Gabriel, Middleton Junction
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World War 1
SurnameForename(s)RankDetails
ASHCROFTRichardPteIn loving memory of Richard ASHCROFT of Thompson Lane Chadderton who died Jany 6th 1893 in his 60th year and was interred at Middleton Parish Church also Kitty his beloved wife who died March 22nd 1902 in her 66th year also of William son of the above who died June 10th 1911 in his 42nd year thy will be done also of Clara the beloved wife of William ASHCROFT who died May 16th 1897 in her 27th year also of Sarah Jane daur of the above who died January 24th 1915 aged 56 years at rest also of Pte Richard ASHCROFT 18th Batt Manr Regt who was killed in action at Fleurs France October 12th 1916 aged 25 years thy purpose Lord we cannot see but all is well that's done by thee
ATKINSONJamesIn loving memory of Amelia wife of James HILTON died May 24th 1887 aged 34 years also of Thom, Emily, Ina and Eva children of the above also of Martha wife of James HILTON died Sepr 4th 1927 aged 73 years also of James HILTON died April 15th 1930 aged 74 years also James (Jim) the dearly loved husband of Marion ATKINSON who died in France August 8th 1917 aged 36 years
BARRETTAlbertIn loving memory of Willie Arthur the beloved husband of Jane WHITWORTH who died Feby 2nd 1917 aged 56 years thy will be done also of Jane his beloved wife who died Decr 25th 1939 aged 81 years also of Annie the beloved wife of Marshall BROSCOMBE and daughter of William A & Jane WHITWORTH who died Octr 11th 1913 aged 29 years also of Robert WHITWORTH who died Nov 13th 1945 she bloomed in our home for a while and gladdened our hearts with her love but God took her into his fold to bloom in his garden above also Albert the beloved husband of Elsie BARRETT who was killed in action in France March 10th 1917 aged 25 years at rest
BOTTOMLEYSamIn loving memory of John Edmund BOTTOMLEY who died July 6th 1938 aged 78 years also Sarah Jane the dearly loved wife of John Edmund BOTTOMLEY who died February 4th 1916 aged 53 years also Sam their son killed in France September 29th 1918 aged 28 years also George their son who died September 28th 1931 aged 28 years also Jessie their daughter who died Nov 17th 1960 aged 74 years
BRIGGSJosephPrivateIn loving memory of Pte Joseph BRIGGS Mancr Regt killed in action in France Augt 4th 1916 aged 32 years also his beloved wife Lily Jane SMITH died Dec 13th 1976 aged 91 years also Charles son of the above died Feby 10th 1917 aged 5 years
BROMLEYAlfredIn loving memory of Thomas HEALEY born Jany 21st 1842 died Augt 17th 1912 also Ann wife of Thomas HEALEY born May 23rd 1843 died Decr 8th 1910 also Ellen HEALEY L.L.A. daughter of the above born Jany 31st 1871 died Augt 28th 1929 also Alfred BROMLEY grandson of the above who fell in the battle of the Somme Augt 18th 1916 aged 21 years he died as he lived, for others also Eileen daughter of Frederick G & Florence ULRICH who died Decr 27th 1928 aged 18 years in loving memory of John Wm HEALEY born June 15 1865 died February 4th 1932 lifes work well done
BROWNJamesPteIn loving memory of William beloved husband of Frances BOWERS who died July 26th 1944 aged 73 years at rest also Isiah BROWN died May 4th 1899 aged 29 years also Elizabeth Ann died Novr 16th 1906 aged 39 years also Pte James BROWN their son died at Etaples France Octr 28th 1918 aged 20 years also Ernest loving husband of Alice BOORER son-in-law of W & F BOWERS who died Feby 23rd 1945 aged 41 years cremated at Rochdale ever remembered
CLAYTONHenryArtificier EngIn loving memory of James CLAYTON who passed away July 1st 1932 aged 81 years also Sarah Ann beloved wife of the above who passed away February 18th 1939 aged 83 years also Artificer Engr Henry CLAYTON son of the above who lost his life on HMS Formidable January 1st 1915
DAVIESCharlesOur lady of Lourdes pray for the souls of a dear wife & mother Mary beloved wife of James DAVIES died March 31st 1930 aged 73 years also daughter of the above Lavinia HYNES died April 10th 1945 aged 63 years also Charles their son killed in action at Menin Gate July 7th 1915 aged 28 years also their grandchildren Jessie DAVIES Victor BUCKLEY & James HYNES
DEANArthurPteIn loving memory of James the beloved husband of Annie DEAN who died July 25th 1927 aged 69 years also of Annie DEAN who died Sepr 22nd 1937 in her 76th year also of Sergt James DEAN and Pte Arthur DEAN beloved sons of the above who were killed in action in the Dardenelles August 7th 1915 at rest
DEANJamesSergtIn loving memory of James the beloved husband of Annie DEAN who died July 25th 1927 aged 69 years also of Annie DEAN who died Sepr 22nd 1937 in her 76th year also of Sergt James DEAN and Pte Arthur DEAN beloved sons of the above who were killed in action in the Dardenelles August 7th 1915 at rest
DEANJamesSergtIn loving memory of our dear father & mother Sergt James DEAN killed in action Gallipoli Aug 7th 1915 aged 30 years also Elizabeth who died Jan 14th 1939 aged 51 years like the fragrance of a beautiful flower their memory will never die
FITTONWilliamIn sweet remembrance of Ada the dearly beloved wife of James FITTON died 16th Feb 1937 aged 66 years also the above James FITTON died 24th April 1939 aged 71 years also William (son) killed in action 10th Oct 1918 aged 26 years also Jack (son) died 18th Sept 1925 aged 12 years
FROSTJohnCorplIn loving memory of William FROST who died July 23rd 1918 aged 50 years also Sarah wife of the above who died July 4th 1931 aged 63 years also Corpl John FROST son of the above who was killed in action in France October 23rd 1918 aged 30 years
GRIMEFredPrivateIn loving memory of Pte Fred GRIME who was killed in action May 10th 1917 at Monchey-le-Preux, France in his 26th year also Pte James GRIME (Labour Company) who was killied in action Decr 3rd 1917 at Ypres, France in his 24th year gone but not forgotton also Amy daughter of Joseph & Caroline GRIME who died July 29th 1920 aged 23 years also Caroline the beloved wife of Joseph GRIME who died Novr 26th 1921 aged 64 years also the above Joseph GRIME who died September 26th 1923 in his 68th year peace, perfect peace also Lena their beloved daughter who died March 13th 1931 aged 46 years also Frances Ellen their daughter who died Decr 7th 1943 aged 63 years
GRIMEJamesPrivateIn loving memory of Pte Fred GRIME who was killed in action May 10th 1917 at Monchey-le-Preux, France in his 26th year also Pte James GRIME (Labour Company) who was killied in action Decr 3rd 1917 at Ypres, France in his 24th year gone but not forgotton also Amy daughter of Joseph & Caroline GRIME who died July 29th 1920 aged 23 years also Caroline the beloved wife of Joseph GRIME who died Novr 26th 1921 aged 64 years also the above Joseph GRIME who died September 26th 1923 in his 68th year peace, perfect peace also Lena their beloved daughter who died March 13th 1931 aged 46 years also Frances Ellen their daughter who died Decr 7th 1943 aged 63 years
MOORESJohnIn loving memory of Thomas HORROCKS of Middleton Junction who died November 10th 1911 in his 72nd year we thought him dying when he slept and sleeping when he died also Martha Orpha his wife who died January 2nd 1921 aged 78 years also John the beloved husband of Elizabeth MOORES and son-in-law of the above who was killed in action in France April 23rd 1917 aged 29 years
MOSSGeorgePteIn loving memory of James dearly loved husband of Lily MOSS who died Novr 2nd 1931 aged 60 years also Lily his dearly loved wife who died July 5th 1948 aged 73 years also Pte George MOSS son of the above who fell in action in France July 9th 1916 aged 18 years treasured memories
NEWTONWalterIn loving memory of Mary HILTON who died September 24th 1909 aged 54 years also Robert BUTTERWORTH who died August 13th 1915 aged 64 years also Elizabeth his beloved wife who died February 15th 1918 aged 67 years also Henry NEWTON who died Augt 22nd 1925 aged 80 years also Alice Ann his wife who died May 24th 1928 aged 69 years also Walter their son killed in action in France July 14th 1916 aged 26 years at rest
SCHOFIELDHaroldIn memory of Albert Edward SCHOFIELD who died March 7th 1918 aged 55 years also of Mary his wife who died January 3rd 1922 aged 57 years also of Harold their son who was drowned when HMT Transylvania was sunk May 4th 1917 aged 19 years also of Walter SCHOFIELD who died March 31st 1918 aged 65 years "until the day dawns" also of Arthur SCHOFIELD who died Decr 7th 1943 in his 79th year treasured memories also of Sarah Jane his dearly loved wife who died March 6th 1949 in her 78th year also of Mary Annie SCHOFIELD who died March 8th 1952 in her 83rd year also Wilfred dearly loved husband of Sarah SCHOFIELD died June 1st 1947 aged 54 years worthy of remembrance also Sarah beloved wife of the above who died July 2nd 1974 aged 80 years so dearly loved and now at peace together
SOWDENBobIn loving memory of Job SOWDEN of Green Lane Middleton Junction who fell asleep Jany 18th 1903 aged 56 years also Mary Jane his wife who died Feby 28th 1926 aged 80 years also Bob son of the above born April 22nd 1885 killed in the attack on Thiepval Sepr 26th 1916 also Fred son of the above born August 6th 1869 died May 17th 1919 in Gods care they rest a light from the household gone a voice we loved is still also Harry son of Job & Mary Jane SOWDEN died Jany 4th 1878 aged 10 months also Nelly their daur died Octr 15th 1878 aged 4 days also Emily their daur died Dec 14th 1878 aged 7 years interred at Middleton Cemetery
TAMSLeonardIn loving memory of James TAMS died June 30 1925 aged 69 years also Katie daughter of the above died April 6 1898 aged 5 years also Bertram son of the above died May 4 1904 aged 18 years also Leonard son of the above died of wounds at Salonica Sep 19 1918 aged 22 years also Mabel daughter of the above died Jany 31 1935 aged 47 years also Catherine ...
TURNERFredIn loving memory of James TURNER of Moston Road who died May 6th 1899 aged 46 years also Frances Emma his beloved wife who fell asleep Nov 23rd 1932 in her 75th year also John son of James and Frances TURNER who died Novr 13th 1890 aged 16 months also Florence their beloved daur who fell asleep May 9th 1902 aged 8 years also Fred their beloved son who fell at Memetzin the battle of the Somme July 1st 1916 aged 20 years thy will be done also Alice their beloved daughter who fell asleep Feby 12th 1949 aged 62 years
UNSWORTHGeorgeCplBoth enlisted Sep 7 1914 in loving memory of Cpl George UNSWORTH aged 21 years wounded March 28 died April 10 1918 buried at Etaples France also Segt John Robert UNSWORTH M.M. the beloved husband of Ada UNSWORTH lost at sea in the Leinster Disaster October 10th 1918 aged 28 years buried at Grange Gorman Military Cemetery Dublin also in loving memory of Ruth Evelyn beloved wife of William McNULTY died July 25th 1918 aged 24 years sister of the above also John UNSWORTH died Novr 3rd 1915 aged 80 years also Maria his wife died Apr 4th 1913 aged 79 years In loving memory of Mary Ellen UNSWORTH died Jan 20th 1925 aged 52 years also Robert UNSWORTH who died Jany 5th 1952 aged 86 years (interred at Sidmouth)
UNSWORTHJohn RobertSegtBoth enlisted Sep 7 1914 in loving memory of Cpl George UNSWORTH aged 21 years wounded March 28 died April 10 1918 buried at Etaples France also Segt John Robert UNSWORTH M.M. the beloved husband of Ada UNSWORTH lost at sea in the Leinster Disaster October 10th 1918 aged 28 years buried at Grange Gorman Military Cemetery Dublin also in loving memory of Ruth Evelyn beloved wife of William McNULTY died July 25th 1918 aged 24 years sister of the above also John UNSWORTH died Novr 3rd 1915 aged 80 years also Maria his wife died Apr 4th 1913 aged 79 years In loving memory of Mary Ellen UNSWORTH died Jan 20th 1925 aged 52 years also Robert UNSWORTH who died Jany 5th 1952 aged 86 years (interred at Sidmouth)
WOLSTENCROFTHarryPrivateIn loving memory of Private Harry WOLSTENCROFT Lancashire Fusiliers who was killed in Flanders August 2nd 1917 aged 39 years also Maud his dear wife who died December 20th 1918 aged 42 years reunited Eliza Emma WHITTLE who died March 22nd 1941 aged 71 years
 
World War 2
SurnameForename(s)RankDetails
ANDERTONSamIn loving memory of John William ANDERTON who died Octr 12th 1954 aged 89 years also Annie beloved wife of John W ANDERTON who died Feby 20th 1948 aged 79 years also Alice daughter of John William & Annie ANDERTON who died Jany 12th 1895 aged 7 months also Thomas their son who died Decr 3rd 1915 aged 23 years thy will be done also Sam their son Lancashire Fusiliers lost his life at Dunkirk May 1940 aged 24 years
HOWARTHRonaldSgtTreasured memories of our darling son Sgt Ronald HOWARTH w.o. RAFVR lost his life in raid on Mannheim Germany Septr 23rd 1943 aged 21 years loved by us all also William LEACH died Feby 23 1928 Mary Jane LEACH died Oct 19 1936
JACKSONJohn HeatonOrd SigFlorence Irene the loving wife of John H JACKSON died 20th Dec 1939 aged 31 years also her dear husband Ord Sig John Heaton JACKSON RN killed in action 2nd Feb 1942 aged 33 years also ? the beloved wife of ? NEWTON ?
LAWAlbertFusilierIn loving memory of Fusilier Albert LAW accidentally killed whilst on duty June 13th 1942 aged 26 years into thy hand O Lord
McMULLENJohnGnrTreasured memories of Gnr John McMULLEN Royal Artillery the dearly loved husband of Helen McMULLEN who was killed on active service June 22nd 1945 aged 27 years too dearly loved to ever be forgotten also Minnie McMULLEN mother of the above died Novr 30th 1947 aged 68 years also James McMULLEN dear son of the above died Augt 5th 1980 aged 66 years also Frank McMULLEN died February 11th 1982 aged 69 years
REDFERNJackSgt PltREDFERN loving memories of Fred dearly loved husband and dad died March 18th 1953 aged 56 years Doris dearly loved wife and mum died Feb 12th 1995 aged 95 years also Jack Sgt Plt dearly loved son of the above killed in action Feb 16th 1942 aged 21 years also Winifred a very dear daughter died Oct 10th 1932 aged 6 years "at rest" Neil 1934 - 2003 loved by all
SHAWAlanIn loving memory of Alice relict of the late Benjamin SHAW of Middleton Junction who died January 23rd 1890 in her 73rd year also Joseph SHAW son of the above who died Jany 2nd 1916 aged 60 years also Mary wife of the above who died Sept 7th 1946 aged 85 years also Harry SHAW son of the above who died October 21st 1897 aged 5 weeks also Alan (Royal Navy) and Norman Lieut (Fleet Air Arm) grandsons of the above called to higher service 1939 - 1945
SHAWNormanLieutIn loving memory of Alice relict of the late Benjamin SHAW of Middleton Junction who died January 23rd 1890 in her 73rd year also Joseph SHAW son of the above who died Jany 2nd 1916 aged 60 years also Mary wife of the above who died Sept 7th 1946 aged 85 years also Harry SHAW son of the above who died October 21st 1897 aged 5 weeks also Alan (Royal Navy) and Norman Lieut (Fleet Air Arm) grandsons of the above called to higher service 1939 - 1945

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