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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Preston
Town
Preston
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Sir Giles Gilbert Scott ARA RA
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: November 1927
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
10600
Current location

Ground floor stairwell.
Harris Museum and Art Gallery
Preston
Preston
Lancashire
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 530 290
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Wall mounted marble tablets inscribed with the names of those men of Preston town who died in the First World War. names are arranged by regiment, with the regiments inscribed in gold lettering.
Inscription
NAMES OF THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 2000
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2000
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename,decorations
    Order of information: regiment,surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
History
1998: A framed memorial with seven added names was installed. The original memorial had missed them as a comphrehensive register was unavailable.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public

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