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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Blackpool
Town
Blackpool
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
60731

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Current location

Located in the Main Assembly Hall of the Citadel
Salvation Army Citadel
Raikes Parade
Blackpool
Blackpool
Lancashire
FY1 4EL
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 31371 36264
Denomination: Salvation Army

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Previous locations
  • Salvation Army Citadel
    Coronation Street
    Blackpool
    Blackpool
    Lancashire
    FT1 4PB
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SD 30875 36003
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
A polished wooden board composed of five panels. Three centre panels bear the inscription and names for WW1. At the centre of these is mounted a plaque with the names of those killed in WW1. Below this is a rectangular plaque with the names of those killed in WW2. The WW1 panels are supplemented with two additional panels at each side with the names for those who served in WW2. Names are incised into the wood. Each panel has a raised border. The panels are surmounted by a triangular pediment with the badge of the Salvation Army carved at centre. Scroll carvings fill the remaining tympanum.
Inscription
Board, centre panel: 1914 1918/ (Names) Board, Left panel: 1939/ (Names) Board, Right panel: 1945/ (Names) Plaque: FOR GOD, KING & COUNTRY/ BLACKPOOL CORPS/ (Names)/ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS (...) (exact inscription unknown)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 54
    Served and returned: 46
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 46
    Served and returned: 43
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: height 1300mm, width 2000mm
    Materials: Wood
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 800mm, width 500mm
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
Condition
History
Citadel was moved from purpose built building to the old Blackpool Grammar School site
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Salvation Army Blackpool Corps

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