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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
South Ribble
Town
Walton Le Dale
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
42692
Current location

ST LEONARDS CHURCH
Church Brow
Walton Le Dale
South Ribble
Lancashire
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 561 281
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
BRASS PLAQUE WITH EMBOSSED LETTERING AND MATT BLACK SURROUND
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE OFFICERS, NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND MEN OF ST LEONARDS PARISH, WALTON-LE-DALE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR KING AND COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918. FOR JUSTICE AND FREEDOM, THEY FOUGHT, THEY DIED, THEY LIVE/ (NAMES)/ SEE TO IT THAT THEIR NAMES ARE NOT FORGOTTEN.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ainsworth, Edward
Ainsworth, Joseph
Balshaw, Arthur
Balshaw, James
Banks, James
Barnes, John
Beckett, T Ewart
Bennett, Vivian W
Bibby, Robin E
Brierley, Albert
See details for all 54 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 54
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 54
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 760 MM, width 220 MM
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST LEONARD
  • Grade II*
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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