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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)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
10613
Current location

Newmans College
Preston
Preston
Lancashire
PR1 3YJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 545 291
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • On North wall.
    St Augustines Church
    St Austins Place
    Preston
    Preston
    Lancashire
    PR1 3YJ
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SD 545 291
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Slate tablet with incised inscription and gold lettering. Surmounting the tablet is a golden wreath with a depiction of an open book in the centre, bearing the Alpha and Omega symbols.
Inscription
PRAY FOR THE SOULS OF THE MEN OF/ THIS PARISH WHO DIED IN THE/ GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ (Names)/ MAY THEY REST IN PEACE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, J
Albert, W
Alcock, H
Allen, J
Allen, S
Almond, J
Ashcroft, W
Ashcroft, W
Atherton, W
Baines, W
See details for all 106 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 106
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 106
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Slate
Listing information
Condition
History
Building no longer used as a church.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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