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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: 1921
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13172

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Current location

BETHESDA ST UNITED REFORMED CHURCH
Bethesda St
Burnley
Burnley
Lancashire
BB11 1PR
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 839 327
Denomination: United Reformed

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Description
CENTRE PANEL OF NATURAL STONE SURROUNDED BY GREY STRIATED SLABS, FLANKED BY PILASTERS WITH OAK LEAF EMBELLISHED CORBELS AND FLORIATED CAPITALS, SUROUNDED BY A WIDE CORNICE.
Inscription
SACRIFICED FOR US/ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN/ (NAMES)/ BETHESDA CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH 1921
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Brierley, William
Hartley, John G
Holdsworth, Richard
Jones, Hywell
Laycock, Norman
Mercer, Harold
Nicholl, Adam
Read, Edward
See details for all 8 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,regiment,place of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 180MM, height 1200MM, width 1040MM
    Materials: Marble - Black
  • Backboard
    Measurements: depth 40MM, height 1250MM, width 1170MM
    Materials: Marble - Black
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public

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