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Memorial details

Memorial type
Serviceman / Servicewoman
District
West Lancashire
Town
Skelmersdale
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3416
Current location

Garden of remembrance
Sandy Lane
Skelmersdale
West Lancashire
Lancashire
WN8 8JX
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 46544 06387
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Serviceman with rifle standing at ease.
Inscription
TO THE / GLORIOUS MEMORY / OF ALL THOSE FROM SKELMERSDALE WHO FOUGHT AND GAVE / THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR / KING AND COUNTRY IN / THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918 /(Names) / ALSO THOSE WHO DIED / 1939-1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ashcroft, A
Ashcroft, A O
Ashcroft, J
Bennett, F
Bennett, R G
Birchall, B W
Blackledge, J
Bradley, J
Bradley, R
Burtmore, E B
See details for all 70 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 23
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 23
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, initials, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 116
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 116
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, initials, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Figure
    Measurements: depth 3000mm, height 5000mm, width 3000mm
    Materials: Stone
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
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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