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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Chorley
Town
Charnock Richard
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3296
Current location

The window is in the north hall. The plaques are on a short wall
on the right of the church aisle.
Christ Church
Church Lane
Charnock Richard
Chorley
Lancashire
PR7 5NA
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 55313 15782
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Three light stained glass window depicting an angel holding a sword, for WW1. Below on the wooden sill there a brass plaque for WW2. There are other two brass plaques on wooden backboards. WW1 bronze plaque with inscriptions in relief and the smaller brass plaque with machine cut black lettering for 5 additional WW1 names.
Inscription
Window: IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE TWO WORLD WARS 1914-1918 AND 1939-1945 Large plaque: IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE MEN OF/ THIS PARISH WHO LOST THEIR LIVES IN/ THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919/ (Names)/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE Small plaque: WE ALSO REMEMBER/ (Names) Window sill plaque: WE WILL REMEMBER THEM/1939-1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alison, Laughton H
Barker, William
Bleasdale, John
Brindle, James R
Cookson, Henry
Cornwell, Thomas
Crompton, James
Elston, James
Hailwood, Walter
Halton, David
See details for all 27 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Undefined
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 22
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 22
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: height 3300mm, width 1700mm
    Materials: Stained Glass
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 160mm, width 310mm
    Materials: Brass
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 620mm, width 920mm
    Materials: Brass
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 210mm, width 440mm
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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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