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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
South Ribble
Town
Penwortham
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1920
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
42688
Current location

AT SIDE OF A59 LIVERPOOL RD
Liverpool Rd
Penwortham
South Ribble
Lancashire
PR1
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 524 286
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
GRANITE WHEEL CROSS WITH CURVED WALL BEHIND. SLATE PANELS ON WALL BEARS NAMES OF FALLEN.
Inscription
IN HONOUR OF THE MEN OF PENWORTHAM WHO FELL IN THE/ GREAT WAR 1914-1919/ THIS TRIBUTE TO THE VALOUR AND SACRIFICE OF OUR MEN/ WHOSE NAMES ARE HERE RECORDED WAS ERECTED BY THE/ PEOPLE OF THIS PARISH AD 1920/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Blackburn, Norman
Drysdale, Alexander
Dunwoody, Samuel
Finch, Frank Marshall
Finch, Herbert Marshall
Harker, Norman W
Hodgkinson, David
Hodson, Thomas
Humble, Harry
Kirkham, William
See details for all 20 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 144
    Served and returned: 72
    Died: 72
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename,decorations
    Order of information: regiment,rank,surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: Undefined
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,regiment
    Order of information: regiment,surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height C 2200MM
    Materials: Granite
  • Wall
    Measurements: width C 9000 MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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