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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Burnley
Town
Burnley
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: April 1921
    Attended by: MAYOR OF BURNLEY
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
10625
Current location

FORMERLY AENON BATIST CHAPEL
Peace Street
Burnley
Burnley
Lancashire
BB11 5AF
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 840 320
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • ABBATOIR
    Burnley
    Burnley
    Lancashire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
SHIELD SHAPED TABLET OF POLSHED GREY GRANITE WITH WHITE INCISED LETTERING. WALL MOUNTED.
Inscription
BURNLEY/ BUTCHERS' ASSOCIATION/ TO THE MEMORY AND HONOUR/ OF OUR MEMBERS IN THE TRADE/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR (1914-1919)/ (Names)/ "THEY SHALL GROW NOT OLD,/ AS WE THAT ARE LEFT GROW OLD,/ AGE SHALL NOT WEARY THEM,/ NOR THE YEARS CONDEMN./ AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN/ AND IN THE MORNING/ WE WILL REMEMBER THEM"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Brierley, William H
Crawshaw, William H
Harrison, Louis
Hartley, Albert
Heap, Harry
Heyworth, William
Metcalfe, Marsden
Parker, Horace
Storey, Matthew S
Todd, Starkie
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 10
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 850, width 600
    Materials: Granite - Aberdeen
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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