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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Fylde
Town
Kirkham
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
566
Current location

St. Michaels Church
Church Street
Kirkham
Fylde
Lancashire
PR4 2SE
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 42699 32349
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Rectangular inscription and names in Nowy-headed border and frame. Coloured leaves and flowers in border: Cross of St George at top centre. Two brass plaques added beneath with extra names.
Inscription
TO THE / GREATER GLORY OF GOD / AND SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF THE MEN / OF THIS PARISH CHURCH WHO RESPONDED / TO THE CALL OF DUTY AND FELL FIGHTING / FOR KING AND COUNTRY IN THE NOBLE / CAUSE OF JUSTICE AND FREEDOM / "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS THAT / A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anyon, William
Benson, John
Butcher, William
Cardwell, Lawrence
Clarkson, John
Cookson, Henry
Cookson, Thomas
Coupe, Harold W
Crompton, George
Danson, Alexander
See details for all 40 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 42
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 42
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: regiment,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 1500MM, width 1050MM
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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