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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Lancaster
Town
Bolton-le-Sands
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: June 1920
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3325
Current location

Slyne Road
Bolton-le-Sands
Lancaster
Lancashire
LA5 8AQ
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 48095 67178
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Two steps lead up to stone wall surmounted by cross of sacrifice. Inscription on stone tablets (one for each war) which are affixed to the wall, which is semi-circular in shape, so effectively forms a garden of remembrance
Inscription
(CANNOT TELL FROM IMAGE SUPPLIED)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 29
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 29
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Wall
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Detail
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
2005: Telephone call in January to say the memorial has been damaged by a falling tree in high winds. the parish council are looking to get it repaired; Informed by letter the memorial was irreparably damaged and Bolton Le Sands Council hope to get it replaced, which it had been by Remembrance Day of the same year at an estimated cost of £6,000. The sword of peace on the cross was retreived and restored.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Lancaster Guardian 12 June 1920 - pg.2 col.5
  • The Last Post, by the Lancaster Military Heritage Group, page 73

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