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Memorial details

Memorial type
Shrine
District
Sefton
Town
Southport
County
Merseyside
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
21674
Current location

St Luke's Church
St Lukes Road
Southport
Sefton
Merseyside
PR9 9AP
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 34930 17167
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A wayside shrine built onto the West wall of the church. The outer frame is of sandstone, with a a semi-hexagonal canopy supported by stepped square finials, which emerge from a semi-circular base on a short support column. The Great War tablet itself is of marble, with a bronze figure of Christ on an alabaster cross at its centre. There is a further Dedication incised into the capital of the short column supporting the base of the shrine. WW2 names have been added to the memorial by carving the names into the bottom of the sandstone frame bearing the WW1 names.
Inscription
On the marble tablet: 1914 - 1919/ Worshippers and Parishioners of/ St Luke's/ who made the Great Sacrifice/ (Names)/ Lord, all pitying Jesus blest,/ grant them Thine eternal rest. Below the marble tablet: (Names)/ 1939 1945 On the support beneath: Shrine was erected to the Greater Glory of God, and in Memory of the Heroic Dead/ by the Communicants and Friends of St Luke's Church Southport
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ball, James Eccles
Barton, John
Bembridge, Alfred
Berry, Jack
Blackwell, Arthur
Bradbury, Charles T
Carr, Charles W
Carr, Robert H
Cartmel, Claud S
Chavner, John
See details for all 82 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 78
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 78
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Christian names and/ or initials, surname
    Order of information: Christian names and/ or initials, surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: As above
Components
  • Crucifix
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
The Parochial Church Council

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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