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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Wyre
Town
Thorton Cleveleys
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
55012
Current location

Memorial refurbished and relocated Nov 09 to location at UKNIWM 53481
Wignall Methodist Church
Victoria Road
Thorton Cleveleys
Wyre
Lancashire
FY5 5HQ
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 338 421
Denomination: Methodist

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Previous locations
  • Store room
    Fleetwood Road Methodist Church Hall
    Fleetwood Rd
    Thornton
    Wyre
    Lancashire
    FY5 5
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SD 337 431
    Denomination: Undefined
  • Fleetwood Road Methodist Church
    Fleetwood Rd
    Thornton
    Wyre
    Lancashire
    FY5
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SD 337 431
    Denomination: Methodist
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Description
Brass plaque on wooden backboard. Names handpainted onto the plaque. Information presented in columns. Decorative border surrounds the names.
Inscription
PRIMITIVE/ METHODIST CHURCH/ THORNTON-LE-FLYDE/ THIS TABLET has been erected as a/ ROLL OF HONOUR/ FOR THE BRAVE MEN WHO HAVE BEEN CONNECTED WITH/ THIS CHURCH AND SUNDAY SCHOOL WHO SERVED THEIR/ KING AND COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 39
    Served and returned: 34
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,additional
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: height c 1000mm, width c 750mm
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
History
2004: Plaque is tarnished. 2009 The Plaque is refurbished,relocated and rededicated at Wignall Wesleyan Methodist Church,
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Wignall Methodist Church

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