Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Fylde
Town
Freckleton
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
Falklands Conflict (1982), 20th Century Wars (1900-1999), First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1926
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
556

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Current location

LYTHAM ROAD AND KIRKHAM ROAD
Lytham Road
Freckleton
Fylde
Lancashire
PR4 1EE
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 43013 29059
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A square section, tapering obelisk set on a rectangular, moulded arched top and base plinth on a two stepped base. Set in a well maintained garden at the crossroads.
Inscription
IN / GRATEFUL MEMORY / OF / THE MEN OF / FRECKLETON / WHO FOUGHT AND FELL / IN THE GREAT WAR / 1914-1919 / ALSO / 1939-1945 Reverse Side: LEST WE FORGET (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Banks, Robert
Battersby, Henry
Carr, Silvester
Cottam, Ernest
Davies, Herbert
Eccles, John
Gregson, John Robert
Halsall, Joseph
Ibbison, Edward
Newsham, James
See details for all 16 names
Commemorations
  • Falklands Conflict (1982)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: year died,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
  • 20th Century Wars (1900-1999)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: year died,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 16
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 16
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: forename
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Polished
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
PARISH COUNCIL

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