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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Lancaster
Town
Caton
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MESSRS AUSTIN & PALEY
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 3 July 1921
    Attended by: Brigadier General Hibbert CB CMG DSO
  • Dedicated
    Date: 3 Jul 1921
    Attended by: Archdeacon Hornby
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3328
Current location

Roadside
Corner of Brookhouse Road and Lancaster Road
Caton
Lancaster
Lancashire
LA2 9QJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 53107 64698
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
THREE STEPPED BASE SURMOUNTED BY ORNATE PINTH, SLENDER TAPERED SHAFT AND CELTIC CROSS. WALL BUILT BEHIND THE MEMORIAL WITH INSCRIPTION AND NAME PANELS SET INTO IT.
Inscription
TABLET: (NAMES) WALL, LEFT SIDE: (...) THE MEN (...) WALL, RIGHT SIDE: WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ A.D. 1914 - 1918 WALL, CENTRE: BY THEIR SACRIFICE WE LIVE/ 1939 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Addison, C
Akrigg, J
Bainbridge, W
Bickerstaff, E
Bland, J
Bolton, T
Bond, M
Bowker, B
Bryning, W R
Capstick, J
See details for all 64 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 44
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 44
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,decorations, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 20
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 20
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Wall
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Slate
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection
  • Lancaster Guardian 9/7/1921
  • Carlisle Journal 8/7/1921 page 5d

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