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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Blackburn
Town
Darwen
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
51319
Current location

Darwen Cemetery
Bolton Road
Darwen
Blackburn
Lancashire
BB3 2LU
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 69831 20294
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • In Storage
    Darwen
    Blackburn
    Lancashire
    BB3
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SD 697 207
    Denomination: Undefined
  • Primitive Methodist Church
    Park Road
    Darwen
    Blackburn
    Lancashire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Primitive Methodist
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Description
Cenotaph with carving of a serpent with tail in its mouth at top. Wreath carved on front and rear faces.
Inscription
TO THE HONOURED MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF THIS CHURCH/ AND SUNDAY SCHOOL/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1919/ (NAMES)/ "THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE"/ CHRIST DIED FOR ALL MEN/ THESE DIED FOR OUR COUNTRY
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aspden, George W
Bannister, John W
Catterall, Richard
Cocker, Vincent
Doody, James G
Harwood, William
Holden, Ernest
Holden, Matthias
Kent, Frank
Slater, James
See details for all 15 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 15
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 15
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cenotaph
    Measurements: depth 685MM, height 3855MM, width 1295MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Park Road Methodist Church War Memorial
  • 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
Reference
  • Lancashire Evening Telegraph- Various Editions in September 2003, January 2004 and September 2004
  • Magazine-FRIENDS OF WAR MEMORIALS NEWSLETTER Autumn 2003 and Winter 2003

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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