Memorial details

Memorial type
Chapel: Dedicated within church building
District
Fylde
Town
Lytham St Annes
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 20th April 1921
    Attended by: Bishop of Manchester
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
42429

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Current location

St John the Divine Church
East Beach
Lytham St Annes
Fylde
Lancashire
FY8 5EX
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 37109 27148
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
CHAPEL WITH STAINED GLASS WINDOW AND DEDICATORY SIDE PANEL IN THE WINDOW ARE DEPICTED THE CAP BADGES OF THE ROYAL ARTILLERY, ROYAL NAVY, EAST LANCS REGIMENT, KINGS OWN ROYAL LANCASTERS, LOYAL NORTH LANCS AND THE LANCASHIRE FUSULLIERS
Inscription
Centre Panel: 1914 - 1919/ THE HEROES TO WHOSE MEMORY/ THIS CHAPEL IS DEDICATED WERE MEN/ OF THIS PARISH AND NUMBERED/ AMONGST THOSE WHO AT THE CALL OF/ THEIR KING AND COUNTRY LEFT HOME AND ALL THAT WAS DEAR TO THEM,/ ENDURED HARDSHIPS, FACED DANGERS/ AND PASSED OUT OF SIGHT OF MAN/ BY THE PATH OF DUTY AND SELF SACRIFICE,/ GIVING UP LIVES THAT OTHERS/ MIGHT LIVE IN FREEDOM/ THEIR NAMES BEING RECORDED/ HERE LET THEM BE HELD IN HONOUR AND REVERENCE BY ALL WHO COME AFTER THEM./ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS/ THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS./ VALIANT HEARTS WHO TO YOUR GLORY CAME/ MIDST DUST OF CONFLICT AND THROUGH BATTLE-FLAME./ TRANQUIL YOU SLEEP, YOUR KNIGHTLY VALOUR PROVED/ YOUR MEMORY HALLOWED IN THE PLACE YOU LOVED./ A THANK OFFERING FROM JAMES AND MARGARET STANDFORD/ (NAMES)/ Far RightPanel: TO THE GLORY OF GOD THIS CHAPEL WAS SOLEMNLY DEDICATED ON APRIL 20 1921 BY THE RIGHT REV GEORGE WILLIAM TEMPLE MA DLITT BISHOP OF MANCHESTER IN THE FIRST YEAR OF HIS EPISCOPATE (EXACT LINE SPACING UNKNOWN)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 72
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 72
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,regiment
    Order of information: rank,regiment
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST JOHN
  • Grade II*
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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