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Memorial details

Memorial type
Photograph
District
Chorley
Town
Withnell
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), VC or GC Recipients
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
51410
Current location

ST PAULS CHURCH
Bury La
Withnell
Chorley
Lancashire
PR6
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 631 224
Denomination: Church of England

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Previous locations
  • PRIMARY SCHOOL
    Bury Rd
    Withnell
    Chorley
    Lancashire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
CENTRE PANEL FORMED OF A FRAMED PHOTOGRAPH OF PTE MILLER VC FLANKED BY TWO SMALLER SIDE PANELS WITH NAMES PAINTED ONTO THEM
Inscription
CENTRE: PRIVATE JAMES MILLER VC/ OF OLLERTON TERRACE, WITHNELL/ KING'S OWN ROYAL LANCASTERS/ WHO DIED FROM WOUNDS RECEIVED JULY 30TH 1916 WHEN CARRYING AN IMPORTANT/ MESSAGE UNDER HEAVY FIRE & FOR WHICH HE WAS AWARDED THE VICTORIA CROSS/ AND WAS INTERRED AT DARTMOR CEMETERY, RECONDEL, FRANCE LEFT AND RIGHT HAND SIDES: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abram, John
Ainnsworth, David
Allsup, Thomas
Baker, William
Berry, Harold
Blackburn, Oliver
Bolton, James
Brnes, John
Crook, Richard
Farnworth, Joseph
See details for all 37 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 74
    Served and returned: 37
    Died: 37
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename,decorations
    Order of information: surname,forename,decorations
  • VC or GC Recipients
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: Undefined
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,place of burial,manner of death,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Photograph/s
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Paper
  • Board
    Measurements: height 850MM, width 1140MM
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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