Stonefold St John - WW1

WM reference
62838
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Ceremony
  • Unveiled : 1 November 1920
Current location

St James Church
Church Lane
Haslingden
Rossendale
Lancashire
BB4 5QU
England
OS Grid Ref.: SD 78589 23594
Denomination: Church of England

Previous location

St Johns Church
Stonefold
Rossendale
Lancashire
BB5 2SW
England
OS Grid Ref.: SD 784 253
Denomination: Church of England

Description

Nowy-headed rectangular tablet with a wreath encircling a cross at top centre and a black marble border. Lettering in black.

Inscription

1914-1919/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF/ (Names)/ MEMBERS OF THIS CHURCH AND SCHOOL WHO/ COUNTED NOT THEIR LIVES DEAR UNTO THEMSELVES/ BUT DIED THAT WE MIGHT LIVE IN RIGHTEOUSNESS/ TRUTH AND PEACE + THE REREDOS AND OAK/ PANELLING IN THE CHANCEL ARE ERECTED BY/ VOLUNTARY SUBSCRIPTION.

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

None recorded

Subject/Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 34
Served and returned: 0
Died: 34
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname,rank,regiment
Order of information: rank

Component

Tablet
Condition: Good
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Marble - Black, Marble - Grey
Listed?: No

Ceremony

Unveiled
Date: 1 November 1920
Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries

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

Local Publication/Booklet p25-27/ Date not known 'A Century of Praise: History of St Johns Stonefold', by Harold Harrison.

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