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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Lancaster
Town
Heysham
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: October 1920
    Attended by: GEN ARCHIBALD HUNTER MP
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3333
Current location

1A
St Peter's Church
Main Street
Heysham
Lancaster
Lancashire
LA3 2RN
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 41048 61653
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Two stepped circular base surmounted by square plinth, tapered shaft and in-filled celtic cross. Inscription on the sides of the plinth. Figure of St George killing the Dragon depicted at the base of the front face of the cross shaft. Celtic knotwork design flanks the dedicatory inscription and arms of the cross and crown depicted in the centre of the arms of the cross.
Inscription
SIDE ONE: 1914 - 1919/ THE WARRIOR NERVES/ TO THE GLORIOUS MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF/ HEYSHAM/ WHO FELL IN DEFENCE/ OF THEIR COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR OTHER SIDES: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Atkinson, R
Ayrey, T
Bailey, Hm
Bargh, H
Brayshaw, C
Casson, F
Clarke, A
Clarke, S
Curwen, Hb
Dalgoutte, Gc
See details for all 36 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 36
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 36
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection
  • Lancaster Guardian -2nd October 1920 - pg.5 - picture of unveiling by General Hunter, M.P.

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