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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
West Lancashire
Town
Burscough
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1922
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
  • Dedicated
    Date: 1922
    Attended by: Bishop of Liverpool
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
18681
Current location

On the wall to the right of the chancel steps
St John the Baptist Church
Liverpool Road North
Burscough
West Lancashire
Lancashire
L40 4BY
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 44505 12326
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Nowy-headed white marble tablet with black-painted incised lettering, with an alabaster. The original WW1 tablet has been extended to accommodate the WW2 names The Coats of Arms for the Parishes of Lathom and Burscough appear on the to of the tablet
Inscription
Lathom and Burscough/ Roll of Honour/ Names/ They died in the Great War 1914-1919/ 1939-1945/ Names
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, John
Andrews, George F
Arnold, James
Ashcroft, Henry
Ashcroft, William
Ashton, Robert
Ashton, William
Aspinall, James
Aspinall, John Pardoe
Astonplace, Walter
See details for all 79 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 82
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 82
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Christian name, Surname, Honours
    Order of information: Christian name, Surname, Honours
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 42
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 42
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Christian name, Surname
    Order of information: Christian name, Surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Parochial Church Council
Reference
  • The website of the Lathom & Burscough Military Heritage Society covers War memorials at Newburgh, Westhead, Lathom, Burscough and Burscough Bridge: www.lbmhs.co.uk

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