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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Wyre
Town
Scorton
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
24
Current location

On the lane leading from the square.
Snowhill Lane
Scorton
Wyre
Lancashire
PR3 1AU
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 50228 48792
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
An 'Iron' style stone cross, set on a square block plinth and rough stone step base, within a small garden area.
Inscription
1914-1918/ THEY DIED THAT/ WE MIGHT LIVE/ TO/ THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND TO THE/ GLORY OF GOD/AND TO THE SACRED MEMORY/ OF/ (Names)/ 1939 - 1945/ (Name)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Applegarth, John Oliver
Applegarth, William Broughton
Barclay, William
Carter, Thomas James
Chippendale, Richard
Collins, Arthur L
Firth, Peter (rev)
Parker, James
Swindlehurst, James
Till, Matthew
See details for all 10 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, regiment, decorations.
    Order of information: Surname.
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, service
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
CLEANED AND LETTERS REPAINTED 1987
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Reference

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