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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Chorley
Town
Croston
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
62596
Current location

On the South wall of the church
St Michael and All Angels
Church Street
Croston
Chorley
Lancashire
PR26 9HA
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 49006 18392
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A white marble tablet in a black wooden frame. The Royal Standard is in the top left-hand corner and the lettering is incised and painted black.
Inscription
To the Glory of God this tablet was erected by/ the Parishioners of Croston in thanksgiving/ for the victorious ending of the Great War 1914-1919/ and in memory of the Men of Croston who made/ the Supreme Sacrifice/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Almond, Henry
Alty, Richard
Bannister, Harry
Blackstone, John
Blackstone, William
Bolton, John
Bullen, Robert
Cave, Peter
Cload, Harry
Cottam, James
See details for all 36 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 36
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 36
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Christian name, initials, surname, awards
    Order of information: Christian name, initials, surname, awards
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 685mm, width 1210mm
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
The Parochial Church Council

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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