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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Blackburn
Town
Blackburn
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11th September 1921
    Attended by: RELATIVES/FRIENDS OF THE FALLEN
  • Dedicated
    Date: 11th September 1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
51301
Current location

St Silas Church
230 Preston New Road
Blackburn
Blackburn
Lancashire
BB2 6PS
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 66639 28487
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
TWO STEPPED PLINTH SURMOUNTED BY A CROSS. INSCRIPTION ON THE SIDES OF THE LOWER PLINTH AND ONE SIDE OF THE UPPER PLINTH.
Inscription
EAST FACE: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ IN HONOURED MEMORY/ OF THE MEN/ OF THIS CHURCH/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FOR THE EMPIRE/ IN THE GREAT WAR NORTH FACE: THEIR NAMES/ ARE INSCRIBED/ ON A TABLET/ WITHIN THE CHURCH WEST FACE: THEY COUNTED NOT/ THEIR LIVES DEAR/ UNTO THEMSELVES SOUTH FACE: ERECTED BY/ THE MEMBERS OF/ ST SILES'S CHURCH UNKNOWN FACE: MAKE THEM TO/ BE NUMBERED WITH/ THY SAINTS IN/ GLORY EVERLASTING
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height C 5000MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Memorial: £500 0S 0D

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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