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Memorial details

Memorial type
Other memorial
District
Lancaster
Town
Lancaster
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
18631
Current location

At the fronr of the Regimental Chapel
NW corner of the church
St Mary's Church-The Priory Church
Castle Hill
Lancaster
Lancaster
Lancashire
LA1 1YX
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 47339 61940
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
METAL BOUND CASKET WITH CURVED GLASS TOP THROUGH WHICH CAN BE SEEN THE ROLLS OF HONOUR FROM BOTH WORLD WARS. BASE OF MEMORIAL IS MADE FROM TWO BLOCKS OF STONE, SURMOUNTED BY A FLAT SLAB OF GREEN SLATE WHICH BEARS INSCRIPTION. WITHIN CASKET ARE THE TWO ROLLS OF HONOUR. The Slate is said to be from Broughton Moor, Westmorland which is confusing as Broughton Moor is in Cumberland and is not a slate area BASE BEARS CARVING OF REGIMENTAL CREST, ROYAL CYPHER AND GARTER.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF THE OFFICERS AND MEN OF THE KING'S OWN ROYAL REGIMENT WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN WAR 1914-18 AND 1939-45/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abbou, R
Adie, A
Aitchison, R A C
Allam, P J
Anderson, C A W
Anderson, F W Abbon
Austin, C J
Bailand, D A
Barday, G E
Barrow, S E
See details for all 159 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 6515
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6515
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, rank
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 859
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 859
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, rank
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • Scroll
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Paper
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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