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Memorial details

Memorial type
Photograph
District
Burnley
Town
Burnley
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
10592
Current location

MUSEUM
TOWNELEY MUSEUM
Burnley
Burnley
Lancashire
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 890 400
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
FRAMED PHOTOGRAPH
Inscription
DUCLE ET DECORUM EST PRO PATRIA MORI/ TO THE IMMORTAL MEMORY OF AGE 19 CPL WILLIAM ASPINALL OF USHAW COLLEGE ENLISTED IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS BATTN NOV 1915 NO 9073 20TH ROYAL FUSILILIERS ATTACHED TO 8TH GLOU KILLED IN ACTION JULY 29TH 1916/ THE CLERGY & PEOPLE OF THE CHURCH OF THE SACRED HEART OF COLNE DESIRE TO CONVEY TO HIS SORROWING RELATIVES THEIR HEARTFELT SYMPATHY/ THE LORD GAVE & THE LORD HATH TAKEN AWAY/ BLESSED BE THE ANME OF THE LORD/ MARY COMFORT OF THE AFFLICTED/ PRAY OFR US/ FATHER ASPINALL PP
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aspinall, William
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,manner of death,age of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Frame
    Measurements: height 580MM, width 440MM
    Materials: Unknown
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
TOWNELEY HALL MUSEUM

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