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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Blackburn
Town
Blackburn
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 2 May 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
51287
Current location

St Barnabas Church
Johnston St
Blackburn
Blackburn
Lancashire
BB7 1HY
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 673 281
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
OAK BOARD
Inscription
8 COLUMNS: (Names) 1 COLUMN: THE UNRETURNING BRAVE/ THE LORD IS/ MY SHEPHERD/ I SHALL NOT WANT. HE MAKETH/ ME LIE DOWN IN GREEN/ PASTURES: HE LEADETH ME/ BESIDE THE STILL WATERS/ HE RESTORETH MY SOUL: HE LEAD-/ ETH ME IN THE PATHS OF RIGHT-/ EOUSNESS FOR HIS NAME'S SAKE./ YEA, THOU I WALK THROUGH/ THE VALLEY OF THE SHADOW OF/ DEATH, I WILL FEAR NO EVIL; FOR/ THOU ART WITH ME; THY ROD/ AND THY STAFF THEY COMFORT/ ME.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ainswort, Henry
Anderton, William
Andreton, George
Andrew, Charles
Andrews, Thomas
Arkwright, Tom W
Armstrong, James
Armstrong, John
Astley, Fred
Astley, Herbert
See details for all 353 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 401
    Served and returned: 353
    Died: 48
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename,decorations
    Order of information: surname,forename,decorations
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: height 1065MM, width 1365MM
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Blackburn Times 8 May 1920

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