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Memorial details

Memorial type
Allegory (eg: Victory)
District
Hyndburn
Town
Church
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MR WALTER MARSDEN
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 18t September 1923
    Attended by: Lieut. Col. G.G.H. Bolton MC
  • Dedicated
    Date: 18th September 1923
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2065
Current location

Off Hyndburn Road in front of Elmfield Hall
Gatty Park
Hyndburn Road
Church
Hyndburn
Lancashire
SD 74971 28963
England

OS Grid Ref: BB5 4AA
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Wall with robed female figure representing Peace standing on a low pedestal rising out in abstract fashion. Inscription is on the rear of the wall and in the shape of a cross.
Inscription
1914 - 1918 / THEY WHOM THIS MONUMENT COMMEMORATES WERE NUMBERED AMONGST THOSE WHO, AT THE CALL OF KING AND COUNTRY LEFT ALL THAT WAS DEAR TO THEM; ENDURED HARDNESS; FACED DANGER AND FINALLY PASSED OUT OF SIGHT OF MEN BY THE GIVING UP OF THEIR OWN LIVES THAT OTHERS MIGHT LIVE IN FREEDOM. LET THOSE WHO COME AFTER SEE TO IT THAT THEIR NAMES BE NOT FORGOTTEN / 1939 - 1945 (EXACT LINE SPACING UNKNOWN)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: Undefined
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: Undefined
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Listing information
  • WAR MEMORIAL CIRCA 30 METRES IN FRONT OF ELMFIELD HALL
  • 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
Responsibility
HYNDBURN BOROUGH COUNCIL
Reference
  • Accrington Observer - Impressive Ceremony at Gatty Park - September 1923

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