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Chipping Leagram, Little Bowland and Thornley

WM reference
3358
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Current location

Green Lane
Leagram
Ribble Valley
Lancashire
PR3 2QE
England
OS Grid Ref.: SD 62387 43400
Denomination: Undefined

Description

Cross set on an octagonal shaft, plinth with a carved wreath, and two circular steps. The whole is set in a garden with steps and paths leading up to the memorial.

Inscription

Plinth of cross: TO THE HONOURED MEMORY OF MEN FROM CHIPPING LEAGRAM, LITTLE BOWLAND AND THORNLEY WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918 (Names) / 1939-1945 (Names) Cross back lefthand face: (Names) Cross back righthand face: (Names) Cross back centre face: 1939/ (Names)/ 1945 Plinth base: THEIR NAME SHALL ENDURETH FROM GENERATION TO GENERATION Wall: THIS WALL WAS ERECTED BY/ THE EX-SERVICEMEN OF/ THE 1939-1945 WAR

Inscription legible?

No

Names on memorial

Blezard, Wilfrid
Eccles, John T
Hoyle, Richard
Hoyle, Thomas
Nuttall, John W
Parkinson, William E
Rhodes, Major
Seed, Roland
Slater, Thomas
Walmsley, J Irving
See details for all 11 names

Subject/Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 11
Served and returned: 0
Died: 11
Exact count: yes
Information shown: Forename, surname
Order of information: n/a

Subject/Period

Second World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial: 4
Served and returned: 0
Died: 4
Exact count: yes
Information shown: Forename, surname
Order of information: n/a

Component

Cross
Condition: Good
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Stone
Listed?: No

Component

Pedestal
Condition: Good
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Stone
Listed?: No

Component

Wall
Condition: Good
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Stone
Listed?: No

History

2012: 1939-1945 inscription is weathered and partially illegible.

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

Bowland with Leagram parish

Reference

http://stonechaser.blogspot.co.uk/2012/02/chipping-leagram-little-bowland-and.html

Reference

http://www.chippinghistory.co.uk/page13.html

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