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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
West Lancashire
Town
Lathom
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3404
Current location

Roadside
Hall Lane
Lathom
West Lancashire
Lancashire
L40 5UG
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 45510 09746
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Cross on a four sided pedestal made from Sandstone.
Inscription
TO THE GLORIOUS MEMORY OF THESE/ WHO DIED IN MANY LANDS THAT WE MIGHT/ LIVE HERE IN PEACE/ (Names)/ PASS FRIEND ALL'S WELL/ 1939-1945/ ALSO THESE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abram, Robert Hugh
Ashcroft, Henry
Atkins, James Henry
Bimpson, John
Capp, Charles F
Fletcher, Thomas
Fletcher, William
Gibbons, John Edwin
Hidgey, Fred C
Iddon, Hugh Bridge
See details for all 23 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 19
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 19
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetically
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetically
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 1500 m app, height 2500 m app, width 1500 m app
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Listing information
  • Lathom 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
  • The website of the Lathom & Burscough Military Heritage Society covers War memorials at Newburgh, Westhead, Lathom, Burscough and Burscough Bridge: www.lbmhs.co.uk

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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