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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
St Helens
Town
Ravenhead
County
Merseyside
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
15242
Current location

IN MEMORIAL HALL IN GROUNDS OF CHURCH
ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST CHURCH
Crossley St
Ravenhead
St Helens
Merseyside
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 500 950
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
WALL MOUNTED MARBLE TABLET. WHITE MARBLE WITH GOLD LETTERING. THREE TABLETS SET IN WOODEN FRAME. TOP CENTRE OF FRAME IS A RELIEF OF A CROSS WITHIN A LAUREL WREATH.
Inscription
TOP OF FRAME:THE BLOOD OF HEROES/ IS THE SEED OF FREEDOM CENTRE TABLET: 1914 1919/ TO THE MEN OF THIS PARISH/ WHO FELL/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ SONS OF THIS PLACE LET THIS OF YOU BE SAID/ THAT YOU WHO LIVE ARE WORTHY OF YOUR DEAD/ THESE GAVE THEIR LIVES THAT YOU WHO LIVE MAY REAP/ A RICHER HARVEST ERE YOU FALL ASLEEP/ (NAMES) LEFT AND RIGHT: (NAMES) BASE OF FRAME: IN MEMORIAM/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allman, Wilfred
Amos, Arthur
Appleton, Wm Edward
Ashcroft, John
Ashton, Thomas
Atherton, Thos Percy
Ball, Thomas
Balmer, Edward
Barnett, Albert
Baron, Gerald
See details for all 154 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 154
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 154
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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