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Memorial details

Memorial type
Wall
District
Chorley
Town
Chorley
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
20th Century Wars (1900-1999)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1974
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
54804
Current location

At the top of the drive
to the left of the car park
St Gregory's Church
Junction of Weldbank
Carr
and Burgh Lanes
Chorley
Chorley
Lancashire
PR7 3NW
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 58375 16041
Denomination: Roman Catholic

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Description
Stone wall with elevated centre part on top of which stands a small stone cross. Above the dedication is a decorative roundel in red and white. Below the dedication is a mosaic of St Gregory. This is flanked by two lists of names. The inscriptions are incised, and painted black.
Inscription
Erected in the Centenary Year 1974/ In Memory of/ the Men of/ the men of St Gregory's Parish who lost their lives/ in the 1914 and 1939 Wars/ May they Rest in Peace / (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anglezarke, R
Armstrong, H
Arrowsmith Pickervance, J
Barton, J
Bromley, D
Carter, R
Cooper, R
Dickinson, J
Dickinson, John
Donohue, J
See details for all 56 names
Commemorations
  • 20th Century Wars (1900-1999)
    Total names on memorial: 56
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 56
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initial(s), surname
    Order of information: Initial(s), surname
Components
  • Wall
    Measurements: height 2000mm, width 2500mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Mosaic
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
The Parish

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