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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Blackpool
Town
Blackpool
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
54907
Current location

Raikes Parade Methodist Church
Raikes Parade
Blackpool
Blackpool
Lancashire
FY1 4EY
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 31375 36193
Denomination: Methodist

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Description
The left hand plaque is a wall mounted bronze plaque with white lettering. Image of crusader and sword and dove above the inscription. On the right hand side is a much smaller wall mounted bronze plaque on a wooden backboard. White lettering.
Inscription
LEFT HAND PLAQUE: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND SACRED TO THE/ MEMORY OF THE MEMBERS/ OF THIS CHURCH AND/ CONGREGATION WHO/ LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ (NAMES)/ "THESE ALL DIED IN FAITH -/ "DESIRING A BETTER COUNTRY." RIGHT HAND PLAQUE: 1939-1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 13
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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