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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Lancaster
Town
Bolton Le Sands
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
42320
Current location

Holy Trinity Church
Slyne Rd
Bolton Le Sands
Lancaster
Lancashire
LA5 8DS
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 48851 67170
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Separate WW1 & WW2 tablets, below each other, each of pink marble and each on its own black marble backboard
Inscription
(UPPER TABLET) -In Shell surmounting the tablet: THEIR MEMORY SHALL LIVE On Main tablet- In perpetual memory of the officers, Non-Commisioned Officers & Men belong-/ing to the Parish of Bolton-le-Sands, Slyne-with-Hest and Nether Kellet/who gave their lives in the Great War 1914-1918. This tablet is erected by/their fellow Parishioners in gratitude for the sacrifice made on their behalf/ (NAMES)/ (LOWER TABLET) ALSO THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES) (FRAMED SCROLL) THEY SHALL GROW NOT OLD AS WE THAT ARE LEFT GROW OLD/ AGE SHALL NOT WEARY THEM, NOR THE YEARS CONDEMN/ AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN AND IN THE MORNING/ WE WILL REMEMBER THEM."
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Greenwood, Clifford
Greenwood, John Ronald
Lambert, Jack
Needham, Jack
Pearson, Edgar
Taylor, Raymond
Thistlethwaite, Alfred Austin
Walpole, Sydney Herbert
See details for all 8 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 29
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 29
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: rank, then surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: depth 85mm, height 1000mm, width 1100mm
    Materials: Marble - Pink
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: depth 35mm, height 520mm, width 870mm
    Materials: Marble - Pink
  • Backboard
    Measurements: depth 20mm, height 1070mm, width 1200mm
    Materials: Marble - Black
  • Backboard
    Measurements: depth 35mm, height 640mm, width 965mm
    Materials: Marble - Black
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public

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