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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Wyre
Town
Poulton Le Fylde
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 8 November 2008
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
61332
Current location

On the west wall of the main room
Poulton Le Fylde United Reform Church
Tythebarn Street
Poulton Le Fylde
Wyre
Lancashire
FY6 7BX
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 347 395
Denomination: United Reformed

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Previous locations
  • The original church was next door. The present URC was the hall of the Congregational church
    Poulton le Fylde Congregational Church
    Tythebarn Street
    Poulton Le Fylde
    Wyre
    Lancashire
    FY6 7BX
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SD 346 395
    Denomination: Congregational
Description
Polished copper plaque with moulded decorative border of rose and leaf design. The inscription lettering is in black with red capitals and the names are in three columns. Mounted on an oak moulded backboard.
Inscription
POULTON LE FYLDE CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH/ GREAT WAR 1914-1918/MADE THE GREAT SACRIFICE./ NAMES/ SERVED/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 38
    Served and returned: 31
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
  • Backboard
    Measurements: height 1000mm, width 900mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
History
2007 The memorial was retrieved and acid bathed for cleaning. 2008 restored and repainted and relocated to the URC.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Responsibility
Poulton URC

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