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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Pendle
Town
Barnoldswick
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Post-1945 war or conflict
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 22 September 1923
    Attended by: Mrs Elizabeth Ann Sutcliffe
  • Dedicated
    Date: 22 September 1923
    Attended by: Undefined
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3316

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Current location

Junction of Fern Lea Aveue and Wellhouse Road
Fern Lea Avenue
Wellhouse Road
Barnoldswick
Pendle
Lancashire
BB18 5DW
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 870 460
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Large plain obelisk on single step set on a raised paved platform. Cross in relief on each side at the top
Inscription
On each face: 1914 - 1919/ (NAMES)/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE There are 2 panels flanking the cenotaph: one headed "1914-1921" with 34 names and the other "HMHS Rohilla/to the memory of/twelve men/from this town who lost/their lives at sea/near Whitby/on October the 30th 1914/and who were members of /the Barnoldswick St John/Ambulance Brigade/and the Royal Naval Sick/Berth Reserve"/1939-1945/12names/New Memorial Area/Dedicated/September/8th 2013.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alderson, N U
Alderson, S
Altham, A
Alton, G H
Anderson, R
Anderson, W E
Anderson, W P
Andrews, C
Anker, W
Antcliffe, R W
See details for all 361 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 288
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 288
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: Surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 71
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 71
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: Surname
  • Post-1945 war or conflict
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, year of death
    Order of information: year of death
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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