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Memorial details

Memorial type
Battlefield cross or marker
District
Bury
Town
Bury
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), VC or GC Recipients
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
10693
Current location

St Mary the Virgin Church
Market Place
Bury
Bury
Greater Manchester
BL9 0BW
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 80424 10855
Denomination: Church of England

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Previous locations
  • Vlamertinghe Churchyard
    Vlamertinghe
    Belgium
    Belgium
    Outside British Isles

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Battlefield cross grave marker. Dedicatory plaque mounted nearby. Plaque with incised lettering.
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ 1272 PTE. J. LYNN VC. DCM/ 2ND BATT LANCASHIRE FUSILIERS/ KILLED IN ACTION/ 3.5.15. Plaque:XX THE LANCASHIRE FUSILIERS/ THIS CROSS STOOD IN VLAMERTINCHE CEMETERY OVER THE GRAVE OF/ No. 1272, PRIVATE JOHN LYNN, V.C., D.C.M., WHO DIED OF WOUNDS RECEIVED/ THROUGH CONDUCT FOR WHICH HE WAS AWARDED THE VICTORIA CROSS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Lynn, John
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank, date of death, regiment, manner of death, decorations, service number
    Order of information: Undefined
  • VC or GC Recipients
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank, date of death, regiment, manner of death, decorations, service number
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Battlefield Cross or Marker
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission Pte J Lynn VC DCM www.cwgc.org

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