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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
South Ribble
Town
Leyland
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 28th June 1924
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: 28th June 1924
    Attended by: Bishop Suffragan of Whalley
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
42573
Current location

ST ANDREWS CHURCH
Church Rd
Leyland
South Ribble
Lancashire
PR5
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 541 216
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
WALL-MOUNTED GUNMETAL PLAQUE WITH EMBOSSED LETTERING AND WOODEN SURROUND.
Inscription
1914-1919/ TO THE/ GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN NEVER FADING/ MEMORY OF THE MEN/ OF THIS PARISH IN THE/ GREAT WAR/ (NAMES)/ ALSO THANKSGIVING FOR THOSE RETURNED
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Almond, Thomas
Aspinall, Richard
Banister, Fred
Banister, Harry
Banister, Thomas
Barnes, James
Barnes, Tom
Beardwood, John A
Bennett, John
Berry, James T
See details for all 78 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 156
    Served and returned: 78
    Died: 78
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 1600 MM, width 850 MM
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST ANDREW
  • 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
History
JAN 2000: CHURCH HAS UNDERGONE REFURBISHMENT. RELOCATION OF PLAQUE UNDECIDED.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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