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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Reredos or screen
District
Lancaster
Town
Bolton Le Sands
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1945
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
42323
Current location

South Aisle
rear of entrance doors
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
Screen with 2 carved panels of (1) oak leaves and (2) Coronet and olive branches
Inscription
(RH SCREEN) TO THE GREATER GLORY OF GOD/ THIS SCREEN WAS ERECTED TO THE/ MEMORY OF THOSE OF THIS PARISH WHO/ GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE WORLD WAR/ 1939 - 1945/ AND IN THANKFUL RECOGNITION/ OF ALL THOSE WHO SERVED THEIR COUNTRY/ THE GIFT OF/ JOHN WILLIAM THORNBER/ OF BOLTON-LE-SANDS (LH SCREEN) REMEMBER BEFORE GOD THOSE WHO/ HAVE GIVEN THEIR LIVES/ FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN/ THIS, THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS/ LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS/ AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN/ AND IN THE MORNING/ WE WILL REMEMBER THEM
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • 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
  • Screen
    Measurements: depth 2IN, height 7FT, width 2FT
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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