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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Pendle
Town
Nelson
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
42593

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Current location

TOWN CENTRE OUTSIDE NELSON LIBRARY
Memorial Square
Nelson
Pendle
Lancashire
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 870 380
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Tall octagonal stone cross on square plinth. A sword of sacrifice adorns the front face of the plinth. The poppy installation was added for the 2018 centenary.
Inscription
THE GREAT WAR/ IN PROUD AND GRATEFUL MEMORY OF/ OUR GLORIOUS DEAD/ 1914 - 1918/ ALSO OF THOSE WHO FELL/ 1939 - 1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
2018: Poppy installation added to celebrate the centenary of WW1.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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