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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Preston
Town
Hutton
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1921
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3342
Current location

Memorial is inside main entrance to Headquarters.
Police Headquarters
Saunders Lane (near Hutton Hall Avenue)
Hutton
Preston
Lancashire
PR4 5SB
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 50188 26231
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Large brass nowy-headed plaque for WW1, mounted on large wooden board for WW2. Names related to WW1 are listed on central brass plaque. Names related to WW2 are listed on carved wooden side panels. Lancashire rose at bottom corners. Top of brass plaque consists of ornamental semi-circular design containing the early lancashire constabulary crest.
Inscription
Top of WW1 plaque: (line breaks not known) TO THE GLORIOUS MEMORY OF THE UNDERMENTIONED MEMBERS OF THE LANCASHIRE CONSTABULARY WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918. Base of brass plaque: (line breaks not known) "SHALL WE NOT OFFER OUR BEST AND HIGHEST WHEN DUTY CALLS, CAN WE FORBEAR TO GIVE ? THIS BE THY RECORD, WHERE IN PEACE THOU LIEST, "HE GAVE HIS LIFE, THAT ENGLANDS SOUL SHOULD LIVE". THIS MEMORIAL IS ERECTED BY THERE COMRADES 1921. WW2 BOARD: 1939-1945/ TO THE MEMORY OF THOSE WHO GAVE/THEIR LIVES IN TWO WORLD WARS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alker, L
Arkwright, J E
Ashton, J
Bennett, J
Bond, R S
Burd, N
Charnley, J
Cross, J M
Dugdale, J
Fleetwood, J W
See details for all 49 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 74
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 74
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 49
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 49
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, regiment, rank.
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: depth c.40mm, height c.2550MM, width c.2500mm
    Materials: Wood
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Lancashire Constabulary

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