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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
West Lancashire
Town
Burscough
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
JOHN SMITH
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3405
Current location

Liverpool Rd and Junction Lane
Garden of Remembrance
Liverpool Rd
Burscough
West Lancashire
Lancashire
L40 7TD
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 44217 11799
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Five-stepped base surmounted by tapering granite block plinth and Celtic Cross. Celtic knot-work design on the 6 o'clock face of the cross
Inscription
(6 O'CLOCK FACE): IS IT NOTHING TO YOU ALL YE WHO PASS BY/ THIS CROSS IS RAISED IN GRATEFUL REMEBRANCE OF OUR LOCAL MEN WHO DIED IN THE THE DEFENCE OF THIER COUNTRY HONOUR AND FREEDOM DURING THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919 AND OF THE SECOND GREAT WAR/ 1939-1945/THEY NOTHING COMMON DID OR MEAN UPON THAT MEMORABLE SCENE (3, 9 AND 12 O'CLOCK FACE): 1939 - 1945 / (NAMES) / 1914 - 1919 / (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abrams, Robert H
Allen, John F
Alty, Daniel
Alty, Henry
Alty, Thomas
Andrews, George
Arnold, James
Ashcroft, Henry
Ashcroft, William
Ashcroft, William
See details for all 147 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 108
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 108
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 45
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 45
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth C 5750MM, height C 5000MM, width C 5750MM
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
  • Lathom and Burscough 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
History
New panels recently fitted with more names added. Recent additions include final name of Sarah Bryant (casualty of Afghanistan)
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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