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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
Roofed calvary beside the path at the western entrance to the churchyard. The cross is set in a sandstone cairn, in the face of which has been set a granite tablet bearing the incised names of the fallen of WW1 - the inscription is incised and painted black. Beneath, and in front of, the tablet has been set a grey marble tablet upon a sandstone backboard, bearing the names of the WW2 fallen. The inscription is incised.
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) 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, James
Pye, Thomas
See details for all 9 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Christian name, surname,rank, unit, date and place of death, age at death
    Order of information: Christian name, surname,rank, unit, date and place of death, age at death
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, Christian name, surname, award, award, combat status, year of death
    Order of information: Rank, Christian name, surname, award, award, combat status, year of death
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
Responsibility
The Parish Priest

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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