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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Lancaster
Town
Melling
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: May 1922
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3327
Current location

ST WILFRID CHURCH
Melling
Lancaster
Lancashire
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 590 710
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
PLAIN RECTANGULAR BRASS PLAQUE MOUNTED ON A WOODEN BACKBOARD WITH SHELF AT THE BASE.
Inscription
THIS TABLET IS ERECTED/ BY THE PARISHIONERS/ IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF/ (NAMES)/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR/ THEIR KING AND COUNTRY/ IN THE CAUSE OF JUSTICE/ AND RIGHT/ THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ They shall rise again
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Hodgson, Peter
Shaw, John
Thompson, Leonard
Wilcock, John
Woods, William
Wookings?, John W
See details for all 6 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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