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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Rossendale
Town
Crawshawbooth
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 28th December 1920
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
  • Dedicated
    Date: 28th December 1920
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
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WM Reference
18691

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Previous locations
  • On the wall in the Main Lecture Room
    St John Ambulance
    Adelaide Street
    Crawshawbooth
    Rossendale
    Lancashire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SD 810 250
    Denomination: Undefined
  • St John Ambulance
    Barleyholme
    Crawshawbooth
    Rossendale
    Lancashire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SD 810 250
    Denomination: Undefined
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Description
A shield shaped tablet in white marble topped by the St John Ambulance badge titled beneath as "Crawshawbooth Division" and listing five names. Mounted on an triangular headed grey marble back board.
Inscription
CRAWSHAWBOOTH DIVISION / ERECTED TO THE MEMORY OF THE MEMBERS OF THE ABOVE / DIVISION WHO SACRIFICED THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT / EUROPEAN WAR AUG 1914 - NOV 1918 / (NAMES) / THE BLOOD OF HEROES IS THE SEED OF FREEDOM
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ashworth, John
Ellison, Benjamin
Holt, James W
Johnson, John M
Lund, John
See details for all 5 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 5
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death
    Order of information: year died,rank,forename,regiment,manner of death,place of death
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Grey
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
ST JOHN AMBULANCE BRIGADE CRAWSHAWBOOTH
Reference

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