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Memorial details

Memorial type
Shrine
District
Chorley
Town
Mawdesley
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
42366
Current location

On northern roadside
Mawdesley
Chorley
Lancashire
L40 2QY
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 49736 15066
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Stone tablet with triangular pediment set into the wall. Additinoal section of stone added at base for WW2 names. Shelf below. Black inscription.
Inscription
THIS TABLET HAS BEEN ERECTED BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION/ IN MEMORY OF THE OFFICERS, NCO'S AND MEN OF THIS VILLAGE/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919./ OFFICERS/ (NAMES)/ N.C.O.'S/ (NAMES)/ MEN/ (NAMES)/ "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS THAT A MAN LAY DOWN/ HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS" ST JOHN XV. XIII/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ashcroft, William
Cobham, Alfred
Cobham, Edward
Cobham, Edwin
Cobham, Harold
Cobham, Reuben
Cobham, William
Cubbin, Ernest
Halton, William
Hunter, Robert
See details for all 18 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 36
    Served and returned: 18
    Died: 18
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,forename,manner of death
    Order of information: rank,forename,regiment,manner of death,year died
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: 5
    Died: 5
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,forename,manner of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Shrine
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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