Low Moor War Memorials - WWI.


The chart here will help you find where soldiers mentioned on the Low Moor War Memorials are buried and which memorials they are commemorated on.

The column headed ABROAD contains a key showing abbreviations for the main memorials which commemorate those soldiers who have no known grave.

  • AR Arras Memorial, Faubourg-d'Amiens Cemetery, Arras, France
  • CM Cambrai Memorial, Louverval, France
  • HL Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey
  • FJ La Ferte-sous-Jouare Memorial, Seine-et-Marne, France
  • LS Loos Memorial, Loos-en-Gohelle, France
  • PL Ploegsteert Memorial, near Ieper, Belgium
  • PZ Pozieres Memorial, Albert, Somme, France
  • TH Thiepval Memorial, Thiepval, Somme, France
  • TC Tyne Cot Memorial, near Ieper, Belgium
  • YP Ypres (Menin Gate), Ieper, Belgium
  • Commonwealth War Grave. If it is abroad it will be mentioned within the narrative for each soldier. If it is locally the next columns will indicate which graveyard.
  • Guide Post Prog Indicates the name appears on the dedication programme
  • Guide Post War Memorial The abbreviations used are as follows WSU = West side upper portion WSL = West side lower portion ESU = East side upper portion EDL = East side lower portion
  • Harold Club Memorial all the WW1 inscriptions are on the West Side = WS
  • Holy Trinity memorial is on the wall in the foyer
  • HT/PL indicates a plaque in Holy Trinity
  • HT/WI indicates a memorial window in the north aisle
  • YMI – Young Men's Institute memorial – present location unknown
  • St Mark's War Memorial is still inside the church which is now a private residence and it is not possible to view it although there is an image on the SBLHA website
  • Oxley Place Sunday School Memorial is now stored at Aldersgate Methodist Church, as is the plaque OP/PL. At the time of the first World War the Oxley Place building was a branch Sunday School of Wesley Place where a Young Man's Class was held.
  • The Wesleyan Reform Memorial has recently been re-located to Holy Trinity Church.
  • NA/TR indicates that there was one a memorial on a tree in Netherlands Avenue. Those are commemorated in places other than Low Moor are mentioned within the narrative.

Notes : Shows either the location of a memorial. Words are in italics are additional information written on the relative war memorial.


This grid and notes are taken from the book "Iron Poppies" published in November 2014. The book includes a section on each soldier many with photographs. Copies can be purchased from Low Moor Local History Group. See the News tab for Friday 7th November 2014.


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