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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
South Ribble
Town
Longton
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
54967
Current location

Longton Methodist Church
Marsh Lane
Longton
South Ribble
Lancashire
PR4 5ZJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 47739 25734
Denomination: Methodist

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Description
Wall mounted wooden board. The upper edge of the board is not straight as the head of the board is dominated by a carved laurel wreath and the shape of the upper half of the board is determined by this feature. The upper edge of the board is curved round it. Carved lettering.
Inscription
1914 1918 1939 1945/ In grateful remembrance of/ the men of this church/ who served and died in/ two world wars
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: height 300mm, width 500mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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