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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Wyre
Town
Scorton
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
18612
Current location

St Peter's Church
Snowhill Lane
Scorton
Wyre
Lancashire
PR3 1AY
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 50263 48602
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A simple rectangular wooden board, with a plain border. The dedication is printed in the centre in white lettering, above are three painted crests.
Inscription
To the Glory of God,/ and in memory of our beloved son/ William Broughton Applegarth,/ Machine-gun Co., Coldstream Section,/ Guards Division, B.E.F.,/ killed in action Jan 17th 1917,/ at Combles, France, in his 21st year./ "Greater love hath no man than this."
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Applegarth, William Broughton
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname, rank, regiment, date of death, place of death, age at death.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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