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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Blackpool
Town
Blackpool
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 27 Aug 2009
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
60901
Current location

On North side of the main concourse
Blackpool North Railway Station
Talbot Road
Blackpool
Blackpool
Lancashire
FY1 2AB
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 31024 36695
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A black rectangular landscape oriented plaque with white lettering and centred inscription.
Inscription
In Memory of those who died at/ Blackpool Central Station/ on August 27th 1941/ and the bravery of PC Thomas Beeston (LMS Railway Constabulary), Public Citizens and rescue Services who did all they could to save lives.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 5mm, height 455mm, width 460mm
    Materials: Metal
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 5mm, height 600mm, width 760mm
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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