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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Blackburn
Town
Darwen
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 5 June 1920
    Attended by: Major Crossley St John Broadbent
Lost
Lost
WM Reference
62468
Current location
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Previous locations
  • Free Gardeners Club
    Hacking Street
    Darwen
    Blackburn
    Lancashire
    BB3 1AL
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SD 689 224
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
The memorial was a large panel with the names and photographs of the 14 men who gave their lives in the centre. At either side are the names and regiments of those who served.
Inscription
(Unknown)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Armstrong, R
Banks, A
Eccles, James
Green, H
Holden, L
Ingham, R
Keown, J
Lodge, W
Marsden, Walt.
Miller, Thomas
See details for all 14 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 139
    Served and returned: 125
    Died: 14
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Unknown
  • Photograph/s
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Paper
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Blackburn Weekly Telegraph 12 June 1920.
  • Darwen Gazette 12 June 1920
  • Darwen Advertiser 11 June 1920

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