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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Preston
Town
Goosnargh
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
51447
Current location

ON THE NORTH WALL
ST MARY THE VIRGIN CHURCH
Goosnargh
Preston
Lancashire
PR3
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 550 360
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • WHITTINGHAM HOSPITAL CHAPEL
    Goosnargh
    Preston
    Lancashire
    SD 566 361
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SD 566 361
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
RECTANGULAR BRASS PLAQUE MOUNTED ONTO AN OAK BACKBOARD WITH MOULDED FRAME AND HUNG ON CHAINS. NAMES IN SEVEN COLUMNS
Inscription
IN GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE OF MEMBERS OF/ THE STAFF WHO SERVED IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alston, R
Anderton, R
Archer, R
Armstrong, D
Armstrong, J
Armstrong, W
Askew, E
Askew, W
Atkinson, S J
Baldwin, J
See details for all 222 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 253
    Served and returned: 223
    Died: 30
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: depth 30MM, height 820MM, width 1450MM
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 1000mm, width 1250mm
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
ST MARY THE VIRGIN CHURCH

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