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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Blackburn
Town
Blackburn
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
62473
Current location

Blackburn Town Hall
King William Street
Blackburn
Blackburn
Lancashire
BB1 7DY
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 68194 28282
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Large wooden board with a pediment and the Blackburn coat of arms surrounded by a wreath. These are supported by four Corinthion columns and a glass case in between containing the book of remembrance. A panel each side of the columns gives the dedication.
Inscription
1914 IN REMEMBRANCE 1918 On left side: TO LIVE/ IN HEARTS/ WE LEAVE/ BEHIND/ IS NOT/ TO DIE. On right side: GREATER LOVE/ HATH NO MAN/ THAN THIS/ THAT A MAN/ LAY DOWN/ HIS LIFE FOR/ HIS FRIENDS.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abbott, David
Abbott, Frank
Abbott, Fred
Abbott, G
Abbott, Peter
Abbott, Peter
Abbott, Richard
Abrams, Robert
Adams, Alfred
Addison, Arthur William
See details for all 3111 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 3111
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3111
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename,decorations
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Book
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Leather
Listing information
Condition
History
Recently examined to see if affected by central heating.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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