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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Blackburn
Town
Darwen
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
51313
Current location

In top floor room
3
Private House
Dewhurst Street
Darwen
Blackburn
Lancashire
BB3 2EN
England

OS Grid Ref: Undefined
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Grove Antiques Warehouse
    Grimshaw Street
    Darwen
    Blackburn
    Lancashire
    BB3
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SD 697 211
    Denomination: Undefined
  • Peel Mill
    Darwen
    Blackburn
    Lancashire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
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Description
Brass plaque on oak backboard. Wreath around each year date. Buckled belt at top. Those who were killed are indicated with a 'K' after their name
Inscription
1914 T W A FORREST & CO LTD/ PEEL MILL/ DARWEN/ TO COMMEMORATE THE NAMES/ OF THOSE WHO IN THE TIME OF/ NEED CAME FORWARD IN THE SERVICE/ OF THEIR KING & COUNTRY AND/ IN DEFENCE OF THE LIBERTIES/ OF EUROPE IN THE GREAT WAR/ THE GALLANT MEN WHOSE/ NAMES ARE RUBRICATED MADE/ THE SUPREME SACRIFICE/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ainsworth, H
Ashworth, S B
Aspden, A
Aspden, J T
Astbury, A
Barnes, T
Bell, C H
Bennett, H
Boland, I
Bury, A
See details for all 62 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 62
    Served and returned: 50
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname, with the 2 women (who served and returned) at the end
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: height 1705MM, width 790MM
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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