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Clayton Le Moors Serviceman

WM reference
599
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Creator
Ceremony
  • Unveiled : 06th November 1920
  • Unveiled : 11th December 1949
Current location

Grange Street
near the church street entrance
Mercer Park
69 Grange Street
Clayton Le Moors
Accrington
Lancashire
BB5 5PJ
England
OS Grid Ref.: SD 74443 30975
Denomination: Undefined

Description

Female figure on hummock behind helmeted soldier with rifle. Her right hand rests on his shoulder whilst she points ahead with her left hand.

Inscription

SIDE ONE: TO / THE GLORIOUS DEAD / WHO FELL IN THE / TWO WORLD WARS / PASS NOT IN SORROW / BUT IN LOWLY PRIDE / AND STRIVE TO LOVE / AS NOBLY AS THEY DIED / THEIR NAME LIVETH / FOR EVERMORE / 1914-1918 / KOREA 1952 / 1939-1945 SIDE TWO TO FOUR: (NAMES)

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

None recorded

Subject/Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 0
Served and returned: Undefined
Died: Undefined
Exact count: no
Information shown: surname,rank,regiment
Order of information: regiment,rank,surname

Subject/Period

Second World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial: 28
Served and returned: Undefined
Died: 28
Exact count: no
Information shown: surname,regiment
Order of information: surname

Subject/Period

Korean War (1950-1953)
Total names on memorial: 1
Served and returned: Undefined
Died: 1
Exact count: no
Information shown: regiment
Order of information: Undefined

Component

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

Component

Sculpture
Condition: Good
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Bronze
Listed?: No

Component

Plaques / Panels with names
Condition: Good
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Bronze
Listed?: No

Ceremony

Unveiled
Date: 06th November 1920
Attended by: MAJOR GENERAL A SOLLY-FLOOD CB CMG DSO

Ceremony

Unveiled
Date: 11th December 1949
Attended by: UNKNOWN

History

1970: FOUR BRONZE PLAQUES WERE STOLEN AND WERE LATER REPLACED BY BROWN PLASTIC ONES

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

HYNDBURN BOROUGH COUNCIL

Notes

GRADE 2 LISTED

Reference

WAR MEMORIALS FROM ANTIQUITY TO THE PRESENT by BORG, ALAN 98 Source: Image Library NIWM Published:LEO COOPER 1991 LONDON

Reference

Departments MH 33556

Reference

AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN: BRITISH FIRST WORLD WAR MEMORIALS by BOORMAN, DEREK 86.87 Source: Image Library NIWM Published:SESSIONS 1988 YORK

Reference

Carter Postcard Collection

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