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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Sefton
Town
Lydiate
County
Merseyside
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
15710
Current location

Church at junction with Hall Lane
300
Church of Our Lady
Southport Road
Lydiate
Sefton
Merseyside
L31 4HH
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 36447 05225
Denomination: Roman Catholic

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Description
STONE CALVARY OF FIGURE OF CHRIST AT CRUCIFIXION WITH GREEK CROSS TOP CENTRE. CROSS HAS PITCHED ROOF. CROSS SURMOUNTS STONE CAIRN WHICH HOLDS GRANITE TABLET WHICH BEARS INSCRIPTION AND WW1 NAMES IN BLACK LETTERING. AN ADDITIONAL TABLET HAS BEEN PLACED AT THE FOOT OF THE CAIRN FOR THE WW2 NAMES. INSCRIPTION HAS BEEN INCISED IN BLACK PAINTED LETTERING.
Inscription
Tablet in cairn: 1914-1918/ ERECTED TO THE HONOUR/ AND MEMORY OF THE CATHOLIC SOLDIERS/ OF THIS PARISH WHO DIED IN/ THE GREAT WAR/ (NAMES)/ MAY THEY REST IN PEACE Tablet at foot of the cairn: THE FOLLOWING KNOWN/ 1939 - 1946/ (Names)/ FOR ALL WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ MAY THEY REST IN PEACE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Blackledge, Ewan
Bond, John
Bradley, Bruno
Bradley, Herman
Cox, Patrick B
Cox, Thomas
Hampson, William
Pye, Thomas Pye
See details for all 8 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,age of death
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Cairn
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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