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Memorial details

Memorial type
Park / Sports field
District
Pendle
Town
Barrowford
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Opened
    Date: 25 March 1924
    Attended by:
  • Rededicated
    Date: August 2000
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
10598
Current location

Victoria Park
Barrowford
Pendle
Lancashire
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 862 397
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
INSCRIPTION AND NAME PANELS ON MEMORIAL STONE IN SUNKEN GARDEN. INSCRIPTION ON MEMORIAL STONE IN SUNKEN GARDEN
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF/ OUR GLORIOUS DEAD/ 1914 - 1918/ 1939 - 1945 (PLAQUE 1) IN TRIBUTE TO THOSE MEN OF BARROWFORD WHO WERE/ KILLED IN THE FIRST WORLD WAR 1914 - 1918/ (names in 5 columns)/ LIFE, TO BE SURE, IS NOTHING MUCH TO LOSE, BUT YOUNG MEN THINK IT IS, AND WE WERE YOUNG (PLAQUE 2) IN TRIBUTE TO THOSE MEN OF/ BARROWFORD/ WHO WERE KILLED IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)/ ALL I WANT IS FOR YOU TO REMEMBER ME/ AND FEEL PROUD OF ME/ THEN I SHALL REST IN PEACE/ KNOWING THAT I HAVE DONE A GOOD JOB
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ainsworth, William
Almond, Richard
Ashworth, Cecil
Ashworth, Fred
Ashworth, Willie
Asten, Arthur
Barlow, Thomas
Barlow, Walter
Barlow, Wilfred
Battram, Reuben
See details for all 144 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 144
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 144
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname THEN forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 33
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 33
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: depth 3FT, height 3FT, width 2FT
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public

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