Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
West Lancashire
Town
Ormskirk
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3395

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Current location

In the main hall
over the first door from the left
facing out
Ormskirk School
Wigan Road
Ormskirk
West Lancashire
Lancashire
L39 2AT
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 42746 08133
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Ormskirk Grammar School
    Ruff Lane
    Ormskirk
    West Lancashire
    Lancashire
    L40 6HA
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SD 41816 07948
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Oak board with a corniced pediment on the top supported by fluted pilasters. The name of the school, the dates of the conflict, and the dedication are carved, and the names, on three panels, are incised. The original entry states: 'with School crest at top'. No crest was present when photographed in January 2020.
Inscription
ORMSKIRK GRAMMAR SCHOOL/1939-1945/(NAMES)/IN MEMORIAM
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Arden, W
Ashcroft, Dd
Clayton, Wr
Clegg, H
Crompton, J
Dean, Jkg
Dearden, Gk
Draper, As
Edge, Hg
Freeman, Hl
See details for all 26 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 26
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 26
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initials, surname
    Order of information: Initials, surname
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
The School authorities

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