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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Rossendale
Town
Crawshawbooth
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MESSRS AUSTIN & PALEY (Designer)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 10th October 1921
    Attended by: Lord Crawshaw
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
18690

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Current location

Burnley Road/Crawshaw Grange junction
Crawshawbooth
Rossendale
Lancashire
BB4 8DR
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 81080 25166
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • North side of the church
    St John's Church
    Burnley Road
    Crawshawbooth
    Rossendale
    Lancashire
    BB4 8LZ
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SD 810 250
    Denomination: Church of England
Description
Tall thin floriated cross with Hexagonal Column and Plinth, on a 3 stepped Hexagonal base.
Inscription
ERECTED IN HONOUR OF THE MEMBERS OF ST JOHN'S CHURCH WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES) THEY COUNTED/NOT THEIR LIVES/DEAR UNTO/THEMSELVES/THEIR REWARD/IS SURE/[WW2 names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Austin, J
Banks, G
Camm, E
Camm, W
Crankshaw, J J
Ellison, B
Finney, J
Gilbertson, B
Hargreaves, J T
Haworth, H
See details for all 33 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 24
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 24
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initals of forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Crawshawbooth War Memorial
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public

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