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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Chorley
Town
Brindle
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1923
    Attended by: LORD CHESHAM
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
591
Current location

St James Church
3 Sandy Lane
Brindle
Chorley
Lancashire
PR6 8NG
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 59916 24286
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Original note said "ALSO VILLAGE FIELD AND HALL" From my visit in 2018: Large marble tablet, rectangular with nowy top containing the dedication. There are 5 recessed name panels, the outer 4 with years, the middle one the list of those who died.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/AND IN HONOUR OF THE MEN WHO FOUGHT/FOR LIBERTY AND RIGHT IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919/names in 5 columns/TO THE MEMORY/OF/THE FALLEN/ is inscribed on the middle column.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allsup, J E
Ambrose, H
Armstrong, Joseph
Armstrong, S
Bamber, J M
Becconsall, A
Bedwell, Albert
Bennett, A G
Berry, F
Blackburn, J J
See details for all 85 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 87
    Served and returned: 71
    Died: 16
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: depth 60MM, height 1560MM, width 1930MM
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
  • PARISH CHURCH OF ST JAMES
  • 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
PCC
Reference
  • website "brindle at war". This confirms that only 16 died, the other names being those who served.

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