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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Burnley
Town
Burnley
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
10653
Current location

TOWNELEY MUSEUM
Burnley
Burnley
Lancashire
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 830 320
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • BURNLEY CENTRAL LIBRARY
    Burnley
    Burnley
    Lancashire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Framed and glazed calligraphed Burnley coat of arms and school motto on paper. Saintly figures at left and soldiers on right, with sleeping soldiers in colour at the bottom. Thought to have been a student's work at the local college.
Inscription
ROLL OF HONOUR / A MEMORIAL TO THE / BOYS FROM BURNLEY / GRAMMAR SCHOOL / WHO FELL IN THE / GREAT WAR. / PALMAMQU MERUIT FERAT / PRETIUMQUE ET CAUSA LABORIS/ (Names) / DULCE ET DECORUM EST PRO PATRI MORI
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allan, Percy
Allen, Frank
Ashworth, Frank
Banks, Richard
Boden, William
Bridge, Arthur
Bridge, Harry
Brigg, Arthur
Bullock, R
Butterworth, Harold
See details for all 75 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 75
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 75
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
TOWNELEY MUSEUM

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