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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
South Ribble
Town
Leyland
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
42578
Current location

Memorial in front of the church between the gate and church door.
ST JAMES CHURCH
Slater La
Leyland
South Ribble
Lancashire
PR26 7SH
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 517 217
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
ORNATE WHEEL CROSS OF STONE. INSCRIPTION IN BLACK LETTERING ON TAPERING SHAFT. SHAFT SURMOUNTS TAPERING ROUGH HEWN PLINTH. SINGLE STEP BASE. NAMES ON PLINTH.
Inscription
TO THE/ GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN/ GRATEFUL/ MEMORY/ OF THOSE FROM/ THIS PARISH/ WHO LAID DOWN /THEIR LIVES/ FOR THEIR/ COUNTRY IN THE/ GREAT WAR/ 1914-1919/ HE LAID DOWN/ HIS LIFE/ FOR US/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anson, Harris Hartas
Ashton, James
Barron, Robert
Beardwood, John Ashcroft
Bennett, Harry
Berry, Oswald William
Blundell, Victor
Bowling, Arthur
Boydell, Percy
Bretherton, Sydney
See details for all 32 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 64
    Served and returned: 32
    Died: 32
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height C 3000MM
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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