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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Chorley
Town
Chorley
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
51398
Current location

Eastern wall of the North aisle
St Laurence Church
Union Street
Chorley
Chorley
Lancashire
PR7 1EP
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 58303 17760
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Marble tablet on a marble background and angels either side with one open wing. Names are in four columns with the lettering in black and capitals in red.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF/ THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS OF THIS PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919/ (NAMES)/ "THEIR MEMORY ABIDETH FOREVER AND THEIR RIGHTEOUSNESS SHALL NOT BE FORGOTTEN"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, John H Y
Ainscough, Henry
Ainsworth, E L
Ainsworth, Henry
Ainsworth, Joseph
Ainsworth, William
Alston, John Wm
Beaver, Edmund Jonas
Bennett, William
Bennison, Richard
See details for all 89 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 89
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 89
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename,rank,regiment
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Brown, Alabaster
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 250mm, height 1600mm, width 2200mm
    Materials: Marble - Grey
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST LAURENCE
  • 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

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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