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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

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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
1914 - 1918 (names) in three columns MAKE THEM TO BE NUMBERED / WITH THY SAINTS 1939 - 1945 (names) (names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adamthwaite, J. A.
Airey, Jas. A.
Bamkin, Arthur
Beckett, Robert
Davies, D. H.
Eccles, Walter
Fox, Chris
Gardner, R. L.
Ghorst, Harry
Greenwood, Clifford
See details for all 33 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 29
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 29
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forenames, surname
    Order of information: surname, forenames
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone, Bronze
  • 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

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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