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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
South Ribble
Town
Leyland
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 24th June 1951
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
42647
Current location

ST MARYS RC CCHURCH
Worden La
Leyland
South Ribble
Lancashire
PR5
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 540 215
Denomination: Roman Catholic

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Description
WOODEN CROSS SURMOUNTS WIDE, TAPERING SQUARE-SET STONE PLINTH. STONE FIGURE OF CRUCIFIED CHRIST ON CROSS. STONE FIGURES OF OUR LADY AND ST JOHN STAND ON BASE, BELOW CROSS. STONE TABLET BEARS NAMES AND INSCRIPTION AND IS SET INTO FRONT OF PLINTH. SINGLE STEP STONE BASE.
Inscription
THESE MEN OF LEYLAND PARISH/ IN TWO WORLD WARS GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR FREEDOM/ 1914-1918/ (NAMES)/ 1939-1945/ (NAMES)/ MAY THEY REST IN PEACE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Baldwin, Thomas Gregory
Bibby, Charles
Brindle, Herbert
Brown, George
Brown, Reuben
Burke, John Thomas
Campbell, Joseph
Cross, Edward
Cuncannon, James Edward
Ditchfield, Richard
See details for all 18 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 36
    Served and returned: 18
    Died: 18
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 38
    Served and returned: 19
    Died: 19
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Figures
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Synthetic Material
  • Memorial
    Measurements: depth 1300 MM, height C 4500 MM, width 2200 MM
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
History
1992: THE ORIGINAL WOODEN FIGURES OF THE CALVARY WERE REPLACED DUE TO THEIR BAD CONDITION.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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