Morecambe And Heysham

Current location

Promenade,Morecambe,Lancaster,Lancashire,England
OS Grid Ref.: SD 430 640
Denomination: Unknown

Description

BASE SURMOUNTED BY TWO SEMI-CIRCULAR STEPS, TAPERED STONE RECTANGULAR WALL AND SCULPTURED BRONZE LION. INSCRIPTION IN BLACK LETTERING ON TWO SIDES OF THE WALL.

Inscription

SIDE ONE: 1914 - 1919/ TO THE HONOURED MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF MORECAMBE/ WHO FELL IN WORLD WAR I/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE/ (names) SIDE TWO: 1939 - 1945/ TO THE HONOURED MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF MORECAMBE AND HEYSHAM/ WHO FELL IN WORLD WAR II/ (NAMES)

Inscription legible?

Yes

Subject / Period

Second World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial: 180
Served and returned: Unknown
Died: 180
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname
Order of information: surname

Subject / Period

Korean War (1950-1953)
Total names on memorial: 1
Served and returned: Unknown
Died: 1
Exact count: yes
Information shown: Unknown
Order of information: Unknown

Subject / Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 216
Served and returned: Unknown
Died: 216
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname
Order of information: surname

Component

Cenotaph
Condition: Good
Measurements: Unknown
Materials: Stone
Listed?: No

Component

Figure
Condition: Good
Measurements: Unknown
Materials: Bronze
Listed?: No

Costs

Site: Unknown or N/A
Memorial: Unknown or N/A
Comments: None

Trust fund / scholarship

No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

Sponsorship

Unknown or N/A
Details: Unknown or N/A

Responsibility of

Unknown or N/A

Reference

Carter Postcard Collection

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Archive for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this will be included in the record during 2015.

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