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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Rossendale
Town
Bacup
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
42479
Current location

Bacup Natural History Museum
Yorkshire Street
Bacup
Rossendale
Lancashire
OL13 9AR
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 86905 23073
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • St Saviour's Church
    New Lane
    Bacup
    Rossendale
    Lancashire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SD 860 220
    Denomination: Church of England
Description
Stone Tablet
Inscription
1914-1919/TO THE GLORY OF GOD & IN MEMORY/OF THE MEN OF THIS CHURCH WHO/SERVED IN THE GREAT WAR/*THESE MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE/[names in 5 columns]/Greater love hath no man than this/That a man lay down his life for his friends
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ainsworth, A
Ainsworth, R
Ashworth, E
Ashworth, H
Ashworth, W B
Aspinall, A
Aspinall, J
Ball, E
Bentley, J
Bilham, G
See details for all 139 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 139
    Served and returned: 121
    Died: 18
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname THEN forename
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST SAVIOUR
  • 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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