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Memorial details

Memorial type
Other structure
District
Lancaster
Town
Lancaster
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
J WIPPELL AND CO LTD (Founder / Foundry)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 8th July 1922
    Attended by: LT COL C M BATEMAN DSO TD
  • Dedicated
    Date: 03rd March 1930
    Attended by: Bishop Suffragan of Stepney
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
42346
Current location

INSIDE THE NEW BUILDING
LANCASTER ROYAL GRAMMAR SCHOOL
East Rd
Lancaster
Lancaster
Lancashire
LA1 3EF
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 470 610
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
PANELLED LIBRARY BUILDING CONTAINING NAME PANELS AND SHRINE WITH LAMP OF REMEMBRANCE PANELLING ORNAMENTED WITH BORDER OF FRUIT AND LEAVES. PLASTER MOULDED FRIEZE AT CEILING. SOUTH WINDOW HAS STAINED GLASS DEPCITIONS OF ARMS OF SCHOOL AND COUNTY. Library entrance has commemorative plaque above.
Inscription
OVER DOORS: THIS LIBRARY PERPETUATES THE MEMORY OF/ FORMER MEMBERS OF THIS SCHOOL, WHOSE/ LIVES WERE SACRIFICED IN THE SERVICE OF/ THEIR KING AND COUNTRY DURING THE GREAT/ WAR, 1914 - 1918. LET ALL WHO ENTER IT PAY/ THEM THE TRIBUTE OF SILENCE TABLET: TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN HONOURED MEMORY OF/ THE OLD LANCASTRIANS WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR/ KING AND COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES)/ THE NAMES OF THESE ALSO LIVE FOR EVERMORE/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES) LAMP OF REMEMBRANCE: DULCE ET DECORUM EST PRO PATRIA MORI
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abbott, W H
Adams, R
Allen, C B
Allen, W
Allen, W M
Ashton, J R W
Asquith, W S
Atkinson, E
Atkinson, G A
Atkinson, G H
See details for all 431 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 74
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 74
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,place of death,decorations
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 114
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 114
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,place of death,decorations
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
  • Panelling
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other
Responsibility
LANCASTER ROYAL GRAMMAR SCHOOL

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