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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Pendle
Town
Colne
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
10593
Current location

Colne Library
Market Street
Colne
Pendle
Lancashire
BB8 0AP
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 89191 40163
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Colne Cooperative Building and Colne Hall
    Colne
    Pendle
    Lancashire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
A gold framed and glazed, illuminated, calligraphic memorial of 6 panels. A smaller brass plaque commemorates the move from the Coop Building to the Library in 1997. ILLIMINTAION INCLUDES COOOP WHEATSHEAF WITH "LABOUR & WAIT" HANDSHAKE WITH UNITAS NAMES UNDER JUSTICE/AN ILLUSTRATION OF THE COLN COOPERATIVE STORE LIBERTY
Inscription
Top Panel: THE COLNE AND DISTRICT CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETY LIMITED/ ROLL OF HONOUR/ The following Employees served with His Majesty's Forces in the Great War 1914 - 1919/ Mid panels: (Names)/ Lower centre panel, left: THESE are/ the Deeds/ which should/ not pass away./ And Names that/ must not whither/ Lord Byron Lower centre panel, right: NOT once or/ twice in our/ fair island story/ The path of/ Duty was the/ way to Glory/ Lord Tennyson/ ILLUMINATED BY ALAN TABOR, 6 ST ANNES PASSAGE, MANCHESTER Lower Panel: PRO PATRIA MORI/ (Names)/ THEIR NAMES LIVETH FOR EVERMORE
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 108
    Served and returned: 96
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
History
RESTORED BY BARNFILED CONSTRUTION FOLLOWING RECONSTRUCTION OF THE FORMER PREMISES OF COLNE COOP 1997
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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