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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Pendle
Town
Nelson
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
54767

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Current location

Salvation Army Offices
Cross St
Nelson
Pendle
Lancashire
BB9
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 859 379
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Broad St
    Nelson
    Pendle
    Lancashire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Wall mounted copper plaque with arched head. The names are in the central sunken panel. Around the edge of the plaque is a decorative border created through raised metalwork patterns. On the left hand side, as part of the border, are the words 'Suffered' and 'Saved' and on the right hand side are the words, ' Sacrificed' and 'Triumphed'. The quotation is along the lower part of the plaque and the first part of the inscription is in the head of the plaque below the Salvation Army badge and palm leaves.
Inscription
FOR GOD, KING & COUNTRY/ NELSON CORPS 180./ (NAMES)/ GREATER LOVE/ HATH NO MAN/ THAN THIS, THAT/ A MAN LAY/ DOWN HIS LIFE/ FOR HIS FRIENDS./
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,place of death,manner of death,additional
    Order of information: year died
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height c 600mm, width c 450mm
    Materials: Copper
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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