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Memorial details

Memorial type
Allegory (eg: Victory)
District
Fylde
Town
St Annes On Sea
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Post-1945 war or conflict
Maker
MR THOMAS SMITH TAIT ARIBA, MR WALTER MARSDEN
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: Sunday 12th October 1924
    Attended by: Alderman C F Critchley JP CC
  • Rededicated
    Date: 04 November 2012
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2214
Current location

On the junction of Clifton Drive North and St George's Road
Ashton Gardens
St Georges Road
St Annes On Sea
Fylde
Lancashire
FY8 2AE
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 31973 29001
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Large stone cenotaph surmounted by stone globe and metal figure of peace. Figure of peace is standing with arms outstretched and dressed in long gown. At base of cenotaph are two further figures, both seated. On one side is a large metal figure of old man carrying a bag on back, and on the other side a figure of a seated woman with babe-in-arms. The cenotaph stands on stone base. Within the base, metal plaques have been set with the dedication and names of fallen listed. There are figures in relief either side of names of soldiers and sailors in full uniform with backpacks. Additional relief depicting a number of wounded soldiers walking along is depicted on another side of the base.
Inscription
THE FALLEN/ 1914 - 1919/ (Names) IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO FELL 1939-1945 (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Addison, W B
Airey, H F
Alcock, G
Almond, A
Anderton, F W
Ashworth, J H
Askew, A
Ball, W
Bamford, F
Barrow, J
See details for all 171 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 170
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 170
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 128
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 128
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname
    Order of information: Surname
  • Post-1945 war or conflict
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Cenotaph
    Measurements: depth 4900mm, height 12750mm, width 6700mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Relief
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Garden
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
  • Lytham St Anne's 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
History
2012: One name added on new plaque commemorating 'Other Conflicts'.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference

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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