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Memorial details

Memorial type
Sculptured / Cast group
District
Accrington
Town
Clayton Le Moors
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Korean War (1950-1953)
Maker
John Cassidy RBS, E J Parlanti
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 06th November 1920
    Attended by: MAJOR GENERAL A SOLLY-FLOOD CB CMG DSO
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11th December 1949
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
599
Current location

Grange Street
near the church street entrance
Mercer Park
69 Grange Street
Clayton Le Moors
Accrington
Lancashire
BB5 5PJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 74443 30975
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Female figure on hummock behind helmeted soldier with rifle. Her right hand rests on his shoulder whilst she points ahead with her left hand.
Inscription
SIDE ONE: TO / THE GLORIOUS DEAD / WHO FELL IN THE / TWO WORLD WARS / PASS NOT IN SORROW / BUT IN LOWLY PRIDE / AND STRIVE TO LOVE / AS NOBLY AS THEY DIED / THEIR NAME LIVETH / FOR EVERMORE / 1914-1918 / KOREA 1952 / 1939-1945 SIDE TWO TO FOUR: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: Undefined
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment
    Order of information: regiment,rank,surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 28
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 28
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,regiment
    Order of information: surname
  • Korean War (1950-1953)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Sculpture
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: Undefined
    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
History
1970: FOUR BRONZE PLAQUES WERE STOLEN AND WERE LATER REPLACED BY BROWN PLASTIC ONES
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
HYNDBURN BOROUGH COUNCIL
Reference
  • WAR MEMORIALS FROM ANTIQUITY TO THE PRESENT by BORG, ALAN 98 Source: Image Library NIWM Published:LEO COOPER 1991 LONDON
  • Carter Postcard Collection
  • AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN: BRITISH FIRST WORLD WAR MEMORIALS by BOORMAN, DEREK 86.87 Source: Image Library NIWM Published:SESSIONS 1988 YORK
  • Departments MH 33556

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