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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Blackburn
Town
Darwen
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 6 November 1921
    Attended by: Revd A Botterill
  • Dedicated
    Date: 6 November 1921
    Attended by: Revd A Botterill
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
42311
Current location

Right Side of Main Altar. This Church was formerly known as Holy Trinity until St Peter's Church was formed by merger of 3 parishes in the 1970's
St Peter's Church
Bank Street
Darwen
Blackburn
Lancashire
BB3 3HE
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 69435 22225
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
WHITE MARBLE TABLET WITH CARVED ANGEL ON THE LEFT
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THE CHURCH/ WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR OF 1914 - 1918./ (Names)/ "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS THAT HE LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, Lenis
Alston, Ben
Armstrong, Robert
Ashworth, John
Aspin, James
Astbury, William T
Barker, Percy
Beckett, John J
Bending, William
Bentley, Harold
See details for all 140 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 140
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 140
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 1550MM, width 2035MM
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Darwen News 12 November 1921

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