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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
51320
Current location

In the Boundary Wall
South End Mill
Dewhurst Street
Darwen
Blackburn
Lancashire
BB3
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 700 208
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
RECTANGULAR STONE TABLET SET INTO THE WALL OF THE MILL. CARVED INSCRIPTION. TOP PART OF THE TABLET IS CARVED INTO A GABLE SHAPE WITH FIGURE OF A SAILOR LOOKING THROUGH A TELESCOPE DEPICTED IN THE TOP LEFT HAND CORNER AND FIGURE OF A SOLDIER GOING INTO BATTLE DEPICTED IN THE TOP RIGHT HAND CORNER
Inscription
ROLL OF HONOUR/ 1914 - 1919./ ERECTED/ BY THE/ EMPLOYERS AND WORKPEOPLE/ TO HAND DOWN TO POSTERITY/ THE NAMES OF THOSE WHO SERVED IN THE/ GREAT WAR OF THE NATIONS./ (names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ainsworth, F
Ainsworth, F
Bailey, J
Blacoe, W
Blacoe, W
Briggs, R
Bunkin, T
Burroughs, C
Burroughs, C
Chambers, J K
See details for all 41 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 41
    Served and returned: 34
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, year of death
    Order of information: year of death
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 1370MM, width 1560MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
DATE UNKNOWN: THE BOUNDARY WALL OF THE MILL WAS REBUILT AND THE TABLET WAS RESET INTO IT.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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