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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cenotaph
District
Lancaster
Town
Morecambe
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), Korean War (1950-1953), First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
W. Kirkpatrick Ltd. Manchester (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: June 1921
    Attended by: Not known
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3332

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Current location

Seaward side of the road
209
Marine Road Central
Morecambe
Lancaster
Lancashire
LA4 4BU
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 43010 64429
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Base surmounted by two semi-circular steps, tapered stone rectangular wall and sculptured bronze lion. Inscription in black lettering on two sides of the wall.
Inscription
SIDE ONE: 1914 - 1919/ TO THE HONOURED MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF MORECAMBE/ WHO FELL IN WORLD WAR I/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE/ (names) SIDE TWO: 1939 - 1945/ TO THE HONOURED MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF MORECAMBE AND HEYSHAM/ WHO FELL IN WORLD WAR II/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
John T
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Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 180
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 180
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Korean War (1950-1953)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 216
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 216
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cenotaph
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Dalbeattie granite
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
  • WAR MEMORIAL
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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