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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Pendle
Town
Nelson
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
42571
Current location

Colne Royal British Legion
Keighley Road
Nelson
Pendle
Lancashire
BB8 0JL
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 894 401
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • METHODIST CHURCH
    Temple St
    Nelson
    Pendle
    Lancashire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SD 820 390
    Denomination: Methodist
Description
SHIELD SHAPED PLAQUE DEPICTING A RELIEF OF AN ANGEL ABOVE A TABLEAU OF A SOLDIER HELPING A WOUNDED COMRADE IN THE MIDDLE OF A BATTLEFIELD. BELOW A SMALL PLAIN PLAQUE HAS INSCRIPTION. THERE ARE 19 SMALLER SHIELDS AROUND THE PERIPHERY WHICH HAVE THE NAMES OF THOSE KILLED.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF/ (NAMES)/ (...)/ 1939 - 1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Atkinson, William
Binns, Frank
Blackburn, Tom
Burns, Richard
Davies, Fred
Higson, Rennie
Hodgson, William
Loman, John
Lon, James
Pickles, Wilfred
See details for all 15 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 19
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 19
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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