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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Preston
Town
Ashton-on-Ribble
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
10615
Current location

St Andrew's Church
Blackpool Road
Ashton-on-Ribble
Preston
Lancashire
PR2 1ES
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 51591 30532
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Large wall mounted marble tablet with highly craved panel tracery and a figure of St Michael in a niche in the head. Two inset brass plaques bearing the names of the fallen. The main dedication is bewteen the two name plaques and is carved into the stone. This lettering is in relief and is painted gold. Beneath this is a moulded Lancashire Rose, also painted gold.
Inscription
TABLET: TO THE/ GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN HONOURABLE/ MEMORY OF THOSE OF/ THIS PARISH WHO/ MADE THE SUPREME/ SACRIFICE AND FELL/ IN THE GREAT EUROPEAN WAR OF/ 1914 1918 LEFT PLAQUE: NAVY/ (NAMES)/ ARMY/ (NAMES) RIGHT PLAQUE: (NAMES) LOWER PLAQUE: THIS MEMORIAL WAS ERECTED BY/ ROBERT SHAW SIMPSON/ IN LOVING MEMORY OF ELIZABETH/ HIS DEAR WIFE WHO DIED MAY 31 1917
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, Robert
Alston, Henry
Armstrong, Albert
Atkinson, Frank
Baker, Fredk W S
Ball, Robert
Bannister, Robert
Bennett, Thomas
Bentham, Thomas
Best, Henry
See details for all 109 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 109
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 109
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, regiment, decorations
    Order of information: rank THEN surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: depth 180mm, height 2040mm, width 2240mm
    Materials: Marble
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST ANDREW
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Responsibility
ST ANDREWS CHURCH

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