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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fittings
District
Ribble Valley
Town
Clitheroe
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MESSRS AUSTIN & PALEY (Architect)
J W Singer and Sons Ltd (Manufacturer)
MESSRS ROBERT BRIDGEMAN AND SONS (Sculptor)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11th September 1921
    Attended by: MAJOR GENERAL H SHOUBRIDGE CB CMG DSO
  • Dedicated
    Date: 11th September 1921
    Attended by: Bishop Suffragan of Burnley
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
42537
Current location

ST MARY MAGDALENE CHURCH
Church St
Clitheroe
Ribble Valley
Lancashire
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 744 421
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
ALABASTER PANELS CONTAINING THE NAMES OF THE FALLEN CROWN AT THE TOP OF THE MEMORIAL WITH LAUREL WREATH BELOW IT WITH A CROSS AND TUDOR ROSE. TO THE LEFT OF THE MEMORIAL IS A STATUE OF ST MICHAEL PLACED ON A PLINTH UNDER A CANOPY. HE HOLDS A SPEAR AND A SHIELD. ON THE RIGHT IS A STATUE OF ST GABRIEL ON A PLINTH UNDER A CANOPY. THE ANGEL HOLDS AN OLIVE BRANCH
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF THIS CONGREGATION/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR/ (ANMES)/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Banks, Harry
Bartlett, Robert S
Bell, Walter
Bibby, Arthur
Birtwell, James H
Black, Tom
Breaks, Tom
Brennand, Harold
Brennand, Richard
Bridge, John
See details for all 91 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 182
    Served and returned: 91
    Died: 91
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 44
    Served and returned: 22
    Died: 22
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Alabaster
Listing information
  • PARISH CHURCH OF ST MARY MAGDALENE
  • 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
Responsibility
PCC

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