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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Hyndburn
Town
Clayton-le-moors
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
51419
Current location

St Marys Church
Devonshire Drive
Clayton-le-moors
Hyndburn
Lancashire
BB5 5QU
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 749 311
Denomination: Roman Catholic

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Previous locations
  • St Marys Church
    Burnley Road
    Clayton Le Moors
    Hyndburn
    Lancashire
    BB5 5WB
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SD 757 315
    Denomination: Roman Catholic
Description
Original memorial was a plinth with inscribed tablets. When the new church was built the tablets were removed, restored, and replaced in the new church attached to an internal wall.
Inscription
OF YOUR CHARITY PRAY FOR THE SOULS OF/ THE FOLLOWING PARISHIONERS/ WHO DIED TO DEFEND US IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ (Names)/ AND OF THOSE/ WHO DIED TO DEFEND US IN THE 2ND WORLD WAR/ 1939 - 1945/ (Names)/ MAY THEY REST IN PEACE/ AMEN
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Arnold, John
Bennett, Henry
Burton, Denis
Butler, James
Cody, James
Congill, John
Cosgrove, Peter
Counsel, Joseph
Cullen, Henry
Cullen, Peter
See details for all 47 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 48
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 48
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: surname,rank,forename,regiment
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height C 1000MM, width C 1000MM
    Materials: Marble - Black
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Accrington Observer 19th November 1999.

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