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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Lancaster
Town
Over Kellet
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Mr T Bolton of Warton, near Carnforth (Makers)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 10 April 1921
    Attended by: Lieutenant Colonel HD Wilson DSO; Miss E I Bolton
  • Dedicated
    Date: 10 April 1921
    Attended by: Rev Selwyn Bell
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3298
Current location

North side of the green
Village Green
on B6254 road
Over Kellet
Lancaster
Lancashire
LA6 1BU
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 52014 70037
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Broken round column on square base on top of plinth and single stage base, originally surrounded by low railings- probably removed for the WW2 scrap metal drive.
Inscription
6 O'Clock Face: TO/ THE MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF THIS PARISH/ WHO/ FOUGHT AND FELL/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ LEST WE FORGET/ (Names) 12 O'Clock Face: 1939-1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alexander, J
Booker, G Lee
Bullough, Fw
Edwards, E
Edwards, T
Graham, Aj
Hodgson, T
Hunter, William
Robinson, Je
Sedgwick, Harry
See details for all 12 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 10
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Column
    Measurements: height c1500mm, width 450mm dia
    Materials: Stone - Limestone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: depth 680mm, height 1150mm, width 680mm
    Materials: Stone - Limestone
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 920mm, height 230mm, width 920mm
    Materials: Stone - Limestone
  • Fence/ Railing
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wrought Iron
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
PARISH COUNCIL
Reference

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