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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
South Ribble
Town
Leyland
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
42637
Current location

ST AMBROSE CHURCH
Moss La
Leyland
South Ribble
Lancashire
PR5
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 550 227
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
WHEEL CROSS SET ON TAPERING OCTAGONAL COLUMN AND OCTAGONAL PLINTH. INSCRIPTION ON PLINTH. PLINTH STANDS ON THREE-STEPPED OCTAGONAL STONE BASE. CROSS STANDS IN FRONT OF WALL WITH 11 STONE TABLETS. TABLETS BEAR NAMES IN BLACK LETTERING.
Inscription
(UNABLE TO READ INSCRIPTION FROM PHOTOGRAPH)/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allison, N
Appleby, E
Appleby, F
Appleby, J
Ashcroft, J
Ashton, J
Ashton, P
Ayrton, R
Baldwin, F
Ball, G
See details for all 436 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 432
    Served and returned: 341
    Died: 91
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Wall
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
LATE 1998: CROSS VANDALISED. REPAIRED IN 1999.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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