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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Rossendale
Town
Bacup
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
LOCAL CRAFTSMAN (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 27 August 1922
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: 27 August 1922
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
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Lost
Lost
WM Reference
62946
Current location
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Previous locations
  • Earnshaw Road
    Bacup
    Rossendale
    Lancashire
    OL13 8EG
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SD 869 233
    Denomination: Methodist
Description
Oak framed roll of honour.
Inscription
MOUNT PLEASANT WESLEYAN SUNDAY SCHOOL AND CHURCH BACUP ROLL OF HONOUR. NAMES OF MEN WHO SERVED THEIR COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-19. GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS. (Line breaks not known.)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 117
    Served and returned: 106
    Died: 11
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: height 610mm, width 760mm
    Materials: Paper, Wood
Condition
History
The church was closed and demolished.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Bacup Times 02-09-1922. Pg.3.

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