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Memorial details

Memorial type
Serviceman / Servicewoman
District
Lancaster
Town
Carnforth
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2229
Current location

outside the Fire Station
Market Street
Carnforth
Lancaster
Lancashire
LA5 9BQ
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 49811 70659
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
TWO STEPPED BASE SURMOUNTED BY SQUARE PLINTH AND SOLDIER STANDING AT EASE WITH RIFLE. WHOLE IS SET IN A SMALL MEMORIAL GARDEN.
Inscription
SIDE ONE: ERECTED TO THE GLORIOUS/ MEMORY OF THE MEN OF/ CARNFORTH/ WNO OBEYED THE CALL OF/ DUTY, WENT FORTH AND DIED/ FOR THEIR KING AND COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES) SIDE TWO: THIS TABLET WAS ERECTED/ TO THE HONOURED MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF CARNFORTH/ WHO HAVE DIED SINCE THE/ ARMISTICE THROUGH THE/ EFFECTS OF THEIR WAR SERVICE/ 1918 - 1924/ (NAMES) SIDE THREE: ERECTED TO THE GLORIOUS/ MEMORY OF THE MEN OF/ CARNFORTH/ WHO OBEYED THE CALL OF/ DUTY, WENT FORTH AND DIED/ FOR THEIR KING AND COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES) TO THE HONOURED MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF CARNFORTH/ WHO DIED AFTER THE CLOSE/ OF THE 1939 - 1945 WAR/ FROM THE EFFECTS OF/ WAR SERVICE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abbott, Robert G
Armer, Albert H
Astley, Jack
Atkinson, William
Bagguley, Edward
Bagguley, Robert B
Baines, John
Balderson, Thomas
Baldeson, Samuel
Barton, Robert
See details for all 77 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 20
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 20
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename
    Order of information: surname
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 57
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 57
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
History
2015- Rainwater seeping into soldier statue through his shoulders and bags, steel inside statue rusting, water seeping in through a drain hole in the soldier's rifle- to be repaired between 9/11/2015 and 25/6/2016, estimated cost £10,000.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection Lancashire
  • Westmorland Gazette 12th September 2015 page 15 & 22nd October 2015 page 20 regarding repairs

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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