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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Chorley
Town
Hoghton
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
62532
Current location

St Josephs Church
Chapel Fold
Hoghton
Chorley
Lancashire
PR5 0DE,
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 602 266
Denomination: Roman Catholic

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Description
Marble tablet with rounded pediment containing a wreath encompassing the word PAX. There is a laurel and oak leaf each side, and below is the dedication and names in red and black lettering. At the lower edge is a decorative corbel.
Inscription
THEY WHOM THIS TABLET/ COMMEMORATES/ WERE NUMBERED AMONGST THOSE WHO AT THE CALL OF GOD AND/ COUNTRY LEFT ALL THAT WAS DEAR TO THEM ENDURED HARDSHIP/ FACED DANGER AND FINALLY PASSED OUT OF THE SIGHT OF MEN/ BY THE PATH OF DUTY AND SELF-SACRIFICE GIVING UP/ THEIR OWN LIVES THAT OTHERS MIGHT LIVE IN FREEDOM/ LET THOSE WHO COME AFTER THEM SEE TO IT/ THAT THEIR NAMES BE NOT FORGOTTEN/ (Names)/ MAY THEY REST IN PEACE.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,forename,age of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 1500mm, width 800mm
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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