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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
South Ribble
Town
Much Hoole
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
54968
Current location

Churchyard
St Michaels Church
Much Hoole
South Ribble
Lancashire
PR4 4RJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 46292 22319
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Small stone wheel cross on tall tapered shaft. This is mounted on a large octagonal plinth. The top of each side of the plinth rises to a point. The main dedication is on the front face and the names are listed on the two faces directly next to the front face. The whole surmounts a three stepped base.
Inscription
FRONT: ERECTED/ IN/ THANKSGIVING/ TO GOD/ FOR THE NOBLE/ SACRIFICE OF THE/ MEN OF HOOLE/ AND DISTRICT/ WHO FELL IN/ THE GREAT WAR/ OF/ 1914-1919/ 1939-1945 SIDES: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 26
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 26
    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: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Memorial
    Measurements: height c2700mm, width c1000mm
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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