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Memorial details

Memorial type
Chapel: Dedicated within church building
District
Blackpool
Town
Blackpool
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Rededicated
    Date: 1996
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
42244
Current location

South East Corner of the Nave
Sacred Heart Church
Talbot Road
Blackpool
Blackpool
Lancashire
FY1 1LE
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 30690 36399
Denomination: Roman Catholic

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Description
Originally located above the entrance to the Baptistry with names recorded on a Marble Panel in a wood frame over the entrance, later re-opened as a Chapel of Peace. The Baptistry was moved to the front right side chapel.
Inscription
TO THE GREATER GLORY OF GOD/ BAPTISTRY/ THANK OFFERING TO ALMIGHTY GOD/ FOR VICTORY IN THE GREAT WAR/ AND ALSO/ IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS CONGREGATION/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ 1914 - 1919/ (NAMES) MAY THEY REST IN PEACE
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 26
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 26
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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