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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Rossendale
Town
Haslingden
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
63016
Current location

Rawtenstall Museum
Whitaker Park
Haslingden
Rossendale
Lancashire
BB4 6RW
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 80473 22681
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Gospel Mission
    George Street
    Haslingden
    Rossendale
    Lancashire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Non-denominational
Description
Large wooden board of three sections with photos of the founders and the four fallen in oval frames. Gold inscription.
Inscription
Above: IN GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE OF THOSE FROM THIS PLACE OF WORSHIP/ WHO SERVED IN THE TWO GREAT WARS 1914-1918 & 1939-1945/ AND OF THE FOUR FOUNDERS WHOSE MEMORY WE CHERISH. Left board: MISSION FOUNDERS 1896/ (Names)/ ROLL OF HONOUR/ 1914-1918/ (Names) Centre board: THESE GAVE ALL FOR US/ GREATER LOVE/ HATH NO MAN THAN THIS/ 1914-1918/ (Names)/ 1939-1945/ (Name). Right board: MISSION FOUNDERS 1896/ (Names)/ ROLL OF HONOUR/ 1939-1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ashworth, Harold
Ashworth, Harry
Ashworth, James
Ashworth, J O
Barnes, H
Barritt, H
Bavester, Betty
Beech, Doris
Beech, F
Beech, Ivy
See details for all 59 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 20
    Served and returned: 17
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initals of forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 39
    Served and returned: 38
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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