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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Blackpool
Town
Bispham
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
51362
Current location

All Hallows Church
All Hallows Road
Bispham
Blackpool
Lancashire
FY2 0AY
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 31900 40578
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Rectangular brass plaque mounted onto a black marble backboard. Incised inscription in black lettering.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF/ ARTHUR JOHN NICKSON,/ OF THE KING'S LIVERPOOL REGIMENT/ WHO WAS KILLED IN ACTION ON THE SOMME/ OCTOBER 12TH 1916, AGED 32./ "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS,/ THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS." ST JOHN XV. 13.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Nickson, Arthur John
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, date of death,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,age
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: height 330MM, width 765MM
    Materials: Marble - Black
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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