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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Lancaster
Town
Cockerham
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: December 1918
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
42328
Current location

ST MICHAELS CHURCH
Lancaster Rd
Cockerham
Lancaster
Lancashire
LA2 0EQ
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 46249 51870
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Alabaster Tablet
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN REMEMBRANCE OF/HAROLD M HARRISON, NZFA,/ DIED OF WOUNDS NEAR YPRES 28 OCTOBER 1917 AGED 21;/ GERALD J. C. HARRISON, NZEF,/ KILLED IN ACTION NEAR YPRES 3 DECEMBER 1917 AGED 22/, SONS OF JAMES HARRISON, CHIBELN, NZ;/ AND OF/CHARLES GRIFFIN HARRISON,/ LIEUT, YORKS + LANCASTER REGMT,/ KILLED IN ACTION AT BOURLON VILLE, 27 NOVEMBER 1917, AGED 22, /SON OF THOMAS HARRISON & KAIKOWA, NEW ZEALAND, /GRANDSON OF JOHN HARRISON OF COCKERHAM/They loved not their lives unto death.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Harrison, Charles Griffin
Harrison, Gerald J C
Harrison, Harold M
See details for all 3 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, date of death, regiment,place of death,forename,age of death,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 550MM, width 890MM
    Materials: Alabaster
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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