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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
West Lancashire
Town
Ormskirk
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
20th Century Wars (1900-1999), First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3408
Current location

On the North side of the churchyard
facing out onto the road junction
St Annes RC Church
Prescot Road
Ormskirk
West Lancashire
Lancashire
L39 4TG
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 40959 07720
Denomination: Roman Catholic

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Description
A battered rectangular column, with a dedication in the lower section and a carved wreath in relief in the central section, surmounted by crucifix and soldier lying supine. Two short columns to the left and right carry the names of the fallen - WW1 on the front faces, and WW2 on the inward-facing sides. The names are given in date order and are in lead lettering.
Inscription
BE MINDFUL O LORD OF THY SERVANTS OUR BRETHREN WHO HAVE FALLEN IN THE GREAT WARS 1914-1918 AND 1939-1945 AND GONE BEFORE US WITH THE SIGN OF FAITH TO THESE AND TO ALL THAT SLEEP IN CHRIST GRANT A PLACE OF REFRESHMENT LIGHT AND PEACE. AMEN
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Arkwright, John
Ashcroft, Samuel
Ball, John
Ball, John
Barton, James
Berry, Edward
Bracegirdle, Thomas
Bradley, Bruno V
Bradley, Herman Joseph
Brady, James
See details for all 63 names
Commemorations
  • 20th Century Wars (1900-1999)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forename
    Order of information: Undefined
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 39
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 39
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,year died,forename
    Order of information: year died,surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 20
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 20
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: year died,forename,decorations
    Order of information: year died
Components
  • Column
    Measurements: depth 2000MM, height 7000MM, width 2000MM
    Materials: Stone
  • Undefined
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Lead
Listing information
  • 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
SEPTEMBER 2006: Listed grade 2
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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