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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Lancaster
Town
Lancaster
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: December 1922
    Attended by: MAYOR OF LANCASTER
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
42369
Current location

Wall mounted in callers entrance
Lancaster Post Office
Fenton Street
Lancaster
Lancaster
Lancashire
LA1 1AA
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 47467 61643
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Varnished board Gilded lettering. Arms of Lancaster Borough above text with red roses in each corner
Inscription
POST OFFICE/ 1914 1918/ ROLL OF HONOUR/ LANCASTER MORECAMBE/ AND DISTRICT OFFICES/ (NAMES)/ FOR FREEDOM/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alderson, E L
Beckett, J
Brockbank, H
Colman, H
Gill, J R
Green, A
Hodgson, F
Nickal, C B
Wilson, J
Wilson, T
See details for all 11 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: depth 40mm, height 690mm, width 495mm
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
POST OFFICE COUNTERS
Reference
  • NEWS-LANCASTER GUARDIAN; 02 DEC 1922 P7; 09 DEC 1922 P7

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