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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Reredos or screen
District
Wyre
Town
Copp
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3383
Current location

ST ANNS CHURCH
Copp
Wyre
Lancashire
PR3 0ZN
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 42106 39460
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Marble Reredos with inlaid tablets showing inscription and WW1 names
Inscription
(LEFT-HAND TABLET): THIS REREDOS WAS/ERECTED/BY THE CONGREGATION TO THE GLORY OF GOD/AND IN THANKFUL/REMEMBRANCE OF THE/VICTORY OF OUR ARMS/IN THE GREAT WAR/1914-1919/AND AS A MEMORIAL/TO THOSE WHO LAID/DOWN THEIR LIVES/GREATER LOVE HATH NO/MAN THAN THIS THAT A/MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE/FOR HIS FRIENDS (RIGHT-HAND TABLET): DULCE ET DECORUM/EST PRO PATRIA MORI/(WW1 NAMES )
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Archer, William Valiant
Austin, Arthur
Bamber, Thomas
Bamber, William
Critchley, William
Garlick, E Laker W
Morton, John William
Rowe, John
Sanderson, Fred
Shaw, Roland V
See details for all 12 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 8
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Reredos
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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