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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Wyre
Town
St Michaels On Wyre
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), 20th Century Wars (1900-1999), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3417
Current location

St Michaels Church
Blackpool Rd
St Michaels On Wyre
Wyre
Lancashire
PR3 0UA
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 45733 40980
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Celtic Cross
Inscription
THIS STONE/IS DEDICATED/IN PROUD AND/LOVING MEMORY/OF/THE MEMBERS/OF THIS PARISH/WHO FELL IN THE/GREAT WARS/THAT GENERATIONS YET UNBORN/MAY NOT FORGET/HOW MUCH THEY OWE/TO THE BRAVE MEN/WHO AT THE CALL/OF DUTY/FOUGHT FOR THE/HONOUR/OF THEIR COUNTRY/AND FOLLOWING/THE GREAT EXAMPLE/WILLINGLY/LAID DOWN/THEIR LIVES FOR OTHERS/1914-1918/(NAMES)/1939-1945/(NAMES)/MAKE THEM TO BE NUMBERED WITH THY/SAINTS IN GLORY EVERLASTING
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ball, Harry
Ball, Robert
Bamber, Frederick George
Bateson, John Tripyer
Croft, John
Fairclough, William Percival
Hall, Henry
Hesketh, Harold Robert
Hesketh, Thomas James
Hodgson, Henry Grayston
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: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • 20th Century Wars (1900-1999)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forename
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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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