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Memorial details

Memorial type
Garden
District
Chorley
Town
Adlington
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), 20th Century Wars (1900-1999)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
10679
Current location

Between Adlington Library and Church
Railway Road
Adlington
Chorley
Lancashire
PR6 9RB
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 60355 13367
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Stone structure with two pillars and plaques in garden area. There are 3 rectangular bronze plaques and 1 dome headed plaque for WW1, also 3 dome headed bronze plaques for WW2. The third of these also has 1 casualty from the RAF station, which was seriously damaged in the Quetta Earthquake of 1935.
Inscription
IN GRATEFUL REMEM-/ -BRANCE OF THE MEN/ FROM ADLINGTON AND/ DISTRICT WHO FELL IN/ THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918 (Names) TELL BRITAIN YE WHO/ MARK THIS MONUMENT/ FAITHFUL TO HER WE FELL/ AND REST CONTENT WWII/1939 - 1945 (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ainscough, Ronald
Ainscough, Ronald
Ainscough, Thomas
Alker, Leonard
Alker, William
Almond, William
Almond, William
Arrowsmith, William
Arrowsmith, William
Atherton, Ellis
See details for all 228 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 167
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 167
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 60
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 60
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • 20th Century Wars (1900-1999)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Pillar
    Measurements: depth 750mm, height 2000mm, width 1000mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 1500mm, width 700mm
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
  • Adlington and District War Memorial
  • 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
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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