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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Chorley
Town
above Horwich
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1st June 1955
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
18607
Current location

At Lead Mines Clough on Anglezarke Moor near the crash site
above Horwich
Chorley
Lancashire
PR6 9DQ
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 62984 16528
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Three stepped base surmounted by square metal column. Metal plaque with dedication in white lettering on the front face of the column
Inscription
TO THE MEMORY OF / (NAMES) / KILLED WHEN / WELLINGTON BOMBER / CRASHED ON THESE MOORS / ON NOV. 12TH 1943. / ERECTED BY THE / ROTARY CLUB OF HORWICH / JUNE 1955
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank, date of death, forenames ,place of death,manner of death,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Column
    Measurements: height 2000MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference

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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