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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
West Lancashire
Town
Ormskirk
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Rededicated
    Date: 28 October 2012
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
60890

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Current location

Coronation Park
Park Road
Ormskirk
West Lancashire
Lancashire
L39 3RN
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 41246 08233
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Outside the club.
    Comrades of the Great War Club
    Southport Rd
    Ormskirk
    West Lancashire
    Lancashire
    L39 1LN
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SD 390 050
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
A pale stone, square section, tapered obelisk, with a shallow three stepped square crown and set on a three stepped square base. On the face of the main obelisk is a relief of a palm branch and laurel wreath.
Inscription
TO OUR COMRADES/ WHO FELL/ IN THE GREAT WARS/ 1914-1918/ 1939-1945/ THE BLOOD OF HEROES/ IS THE SEED OF FREEDOM Base stone: THIS MONUMENT IS ERECTED BY/ THE COMRADES OF THE GREAT WAR/ ORMSKIRK AND DISTRICT BRANCH
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 340
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Ormskirk Comrades 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
2011: The premises have been sold for redevelopment. The Club authorities have confirmed the external memorial will be suitably relocated. 2010: The memorial is planned to be moved.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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