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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
South Ribble
Town
Bamber Bridge
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
42539
Current location

ST SAVIOURS CHURCH
Church Rd
Bamber Bridge
South Ribble
Lancashire
PR5 6AJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 566 250
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
OAK BOARD WITH THREE INSET METAL PLAQUES WHICH BEAR WW1 NAMES. EACH PLAQUE TOPPED WITH PEDIMENT. SMALL PLAQUE BEARS WW2 NAMES.
Inscription
FIRST WORLD WAR/ LET US WITH THANKSGIVING HOLD IN/ PERPETUAL REMEMBRANCE THE MEN/ WHO, THAT BRITAINS HONOUR MIGHT LIVE,/ WENT FORTH TO THE GREAT WAR/ (NAMES)/ SECOND WORLD WAR/ THESE LAID THE WORLD AWAY/ POURED OUT THE RED SWEET WINE OF YOUTH/ GAVE UP THE YEARS TO BE/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 339
    Served and returned: 294
    Died: 45
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 16
    Served and returned: 8
    Died: 8
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: height C 2000 MM, width C 2700 MM
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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