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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Ribble Valley
Town
Whalley
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Northern Ireland Conflict; The Troubles (1969-1998)
Maker
MR PERCY SCOTT WORTHINGTON MA LITTD FRIBA
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 3 Sep 1921
    Attended by: MAJOR GENERAL H SHOUBRIDGE CB CMG DSO
  • Rededicated
    Date: 7 November 1948
    Attended by: COUNCILLOR A BROOKS
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
588
Current location

Whalley Grammar School
Station Road
Whalley
Ribble Valley
Lancashire
BB7 9SN
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 73345 36431
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Cross with canopied crucifix on shaft and square plinth. Set upon a raised platform with step access. Carved, stone open book at the base for the Second World War. Additional metal plaque for Guardsman Damian J Shackleton whose name has also been carved on the memorial.
Inscription
Plinth: TO THE MEMORY OF THE MEN OF / ( Names) / WHALLEY WHO LAID DOWN THEIR /(Names) (Name) / NORTHERN IRELAND 1992/ LIVES FOR KING AND COUNTRY / (Names) / IN THE GREAT WORLD WAR 1914-1918 / (Names) Carved Book: IN / REMEMBRANCE OF / THE MEN OF /THIS PARISH / WHO DIED IN / THE CAUSE OF / FREEDOM. / 1939-1945. / (Names) Small Plaque: DAMIAN JOHN SHACKLETON/ NORTHERN IRELAND 1992.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bailey, Chris
Barnes, Allan Edwin
Bartlett, Moses
Bentham, R
Brayshaw, H
Briggs, Richard N
Chiney, Chris
Clutton, W
Craggs, John
Craven, Fred
See details for all 60 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 51
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 51
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Northern Ireland Conflict; The Troubles (1969-1998)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,year died,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 2440 MM, height 4927 MM, width 2440 MM
    Materials: Stone - York
  • Book
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • WAR MEMORIAL
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
History
REFURBISHED AFTER AN APPEAL 1990
Costs

Site: £800

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Whalley and District War Memorials: Whalley, Wiswell, Barrow, Milton: 1914-1918, 1939-1945. By G. Hardman (Self published)
  • Council or Committee Minutes 1918-1919 copies
  • Clitheroe Advertiser and Times 10 Januray 1919; 27 June 1919; 19 September 1919; 20 December 1920; 6 August 1992

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