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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Ribble Valley
Town
Whalley
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
42661
Current location

IN STORAGE.
CALDERSTONES HOSPITAL
Mitton Rd
Whalley
Ribble Valley
Lancashire
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 722 371
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Queen Mary's Military Hospital
    Whalley
    Ribble Valley
    Lancashire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Oak board in Gothic style with names in two columns.
Inscription
PRO PATRIA/ (NAMES)/ TO THE GREATER GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY/ OF THESE AND ALL WHO HAVE DIED HERE THROUGH THE/ GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alston, S
Andrews, G
Armstrong, E
Bullock, A
Carroll, C P
Clayden, W
Clelland, J
Clinton, J
Corbey, W B
Duxbury, W
See details for all 39 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 39
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 39
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank
    Order of information: rank
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: height 1465MM, width 670MM
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
History
April 2008: The plaque is on display in the refurbished St Lukes area of the site During the First World War, the 2,000 bed Queen Mary's Military Hospital was housed in the County Asylum at Whalley, remaining there until June 1920. THE BOARD WAS ORIGINALLY IN ST LUKE'S CHAPEL WHICH WAS ON THE HOSPITAL SITE. IT WAS MOVED TO ANOTHER BUILDING, WHICH WAS USED AS THE CHAPEL, WHEN ST LUKE'S WAS TURNED OVER FOR RECREATIONAL FACILITIES.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
CALDERSTONES NHS TRUST
Reference
  • Published:unpublished 2005 Copy held.

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