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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), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
51448
Current location

ST MARY THE VIRGIN CHURCH
Church Lane
Goosnargh
Preston
Lancashire
PR3 2BN
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 550 360
Denomination: Church of England

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Previous locations
  • WHITTINGHAM HOSPITAL CHAPEL
    Goosnargh
    Preston
    Lancashire
    PR3
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SD 566 361
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
TWO BRASS PLAQUES MOUNTED WITHIN AN OAK FRAME LATIN CROSS DEPICTED AT THE TOP CENTRE WW1 PLAQUE AND BOTTOM OF WW2 PLAQUE. FLOREATE SQUARE AT EACH CORNER OF THE PLAQUES.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN LOVING MEMORY/ OF THE LOYAL DEAD FROM/ THIS INSTITUTION WHO/ FELL GLORIOUSLY IN THE/ GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919./ (NAMES)/ R.I.P./ Lower plaque:1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)/ WE WILL REMEMBER THEM
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Archer, R
Bewley, E
Carnson, J
Charnley, C
Clough, G
Cooney, F
Danton, J
Dark, O
Fazackerley, H
Grinrod, J
See details for all 30 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 30
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 30
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 10
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Frame
    Measurements: depth 25MM, height 1430MM, width 735MM
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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