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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Lancaster
Town
Hornby
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MESSRS AUSTIN & PALEY, MR ARTHUR O THOMAS
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 31 July 1921
    Attended by: Brigadier General B N North
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
589
Current location

opposite St Margaret of Antioch C of E Church & outside St Mary's RC Church
64
Main Street
Hornby
Lancaster
Lancashire
LA2 8JT
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 58468 68584
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Main Street
    Hornby
    Lancaster
    Lancashire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Base of 13th Century Market cross & octagonal column with plaques attached at the base of the column-WW1 on the roadside, WW2 on the RC church side. North face: letter I H S, East face: St George and the dragon South face: Cross of peace West face: St Margaret Centre of cross: Lancashire red rose
Inscription
6 o'clock face-RE-ERECTED IN 1920/ TO THE HEROES OF/ THE PARISH OF HORNBY/ WHO DIED FOR US IN/ THE GREAT WAR/ (NAMES) 12 o'clock face- IN MEMORY OF THE/ MEN OF HORNBY/ WHO FELL IN THE/ 1939 - 1945 WAR/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alderson, Fred
Alderson, Irving
Barker, George Tasman
Richardson, Francis Brundrit
Slinger, Harold
See details for all 5 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Column
    Measurements: depth 300mm dia, height 10FT 3IN, width 300mm dia
    Materials: Stone
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 2400mm, height 100mm, width 2400mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Steps
    Measurements: depth 1900mm, height 150mm, width 1900mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Steps
    Measurements: depth 1400mm, height 140mm, width 1400mm
    Materials: 140mm
  • Plaques
    Measurements: depth 10mm, height 245mm, width 330-250mm
    Materials: Bronze
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
Costs

Site: £165.12.0

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
PARISH COUNCIL
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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