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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Blackburn
Town
Blackburn
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
THOMAS WEBB & CO (Manufacturer)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 5 June 1921
    Attended by: Lieuteant Colonel T C Robinson DSO TD
  • Dedicated
    Date: 5 June 1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
51294
Current location

St. John's Church (Redundant)- now a Citizen's Advice Bureau
Victoria Street
Blackburn
Blackburn
Lancashire
BB1 6DW
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 68309 28363
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Three light stained glass window. In the centre is a figure of Christ, and underneath are depicted a nurse, a wounded soldier, a sailor and a soldier. The two side lights represent St Michael and St George.
Inscription
The two side lights of the window are inscribed: Ye Shall Have Tribulation. Be Thou Faithful Unto Death, /And I Will Give Thee A Crown Of Life [And:] Blessed Are The Dead Which Die In The Lord That They May Rest From Their Labour. [Beneath the window are the Words:]-To The Glory Of God, And To Commemorate All Who Fell In The Great War Dedicatory plaque: THE SOUTH WINDOW IS ERECTED/ IN LOVING MEMORY/ OF ALL WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR FREEDOM/ HOME AND MOTHERLAND A.D. 1914 - 1919/ ESPECIALLY THE FOLLOWING/ (Names)/ WHO STANDS IF FREEDOM FAILS? WHO DIES IF ENGLAND LIVE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Asher, Peter Neild
Aspden, Arthur
Baulcomb, John Andrew
Blanchard, Frank
Bramley, Thomas
Charles, Fred
Cottam, Albert
Coupe, Hilton
Cunningham, John Thomas
Drmerod, Arthur
See details for all 41 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 41
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 41
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, rank, forenames
    Order of information: Rank
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: height 610MM, width 910MM
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Blackburn Times 11 June 1921
  • Blackburn Weekly Telegraph 11 June 1921

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