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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Ribble Valley
Town
Chatburn
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 12 November 1920
    Attended by: Dr Pinchin
  • Dedicated
    Date: 12 November 1920
    Attended by: Dr. Whelan, Bishop Suffragan of Burnley
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
545
Current location

Christ Church
Sawley Road
Chatburn
Ribble Valley
Lancashire
BB7 4BE
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 76974 44261
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Plain celtic cross on a four-sided inscribed tapered block mounted on a two stepped base.
Inscription
6 O'CLOCK FACE: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ IN HEARTFUL THANKFULNESS/ FOR THE GREAT DELIVERANCE/ AND THE BLESSING OF PEACE./ IN THANKFULNESS TO THE MEN OF/ CHATBURN AND WORSTON/ WHO FOUGHT FOR US IN THE GREAT WAR/ AND RETURNED IN SAFETY/ AND MORE ESPECIALLY IN PROUD AND/ GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE OF THOSE/ WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES,/ THIS CROSS IS ERECTED BY/ THE INHABITANTS OF THIS PARISH/ NOVEMBER 1920. 2 OTHER FACES: (WW1 names) 4th Face [names in 2 columns]/1939-45
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Astin, Herbert W
Atkinson, John
Bithell, William
Bowskill, John E
Briggs, Leonard
Carr, John
Dugdale, Sydney
Dunnington, Harry H
Ellel, Joseph V
Frankland, Harry S
See details for all 39 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 22
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 22
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 17
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 17
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname THEN forename
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
RELETTERED 1989
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
PARISH COUNCIL

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