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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Rossendale
Town
Rawtenstall
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Reliance Engraving Company Ltd (Letter cutter / Engraver)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: May 1925
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
63035
Current location

Weavers Cottage
Fallbarn Road
Rawtenstall
Rossendale
Lancashire
BB4 7NW
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 81524 22745
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Tram Depot
    Bacup Road
    Rawtenstall
    Rossendale
    Lancashire
    BB4 7LY
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SD 813 228
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Bronze plaque with raised lettering inside wide arched ornamental border. The names are in three columns.
Inscription
RAWTENSTALL CORPORATION TRAMWAYS/ THESE MEMBERS OF THE STAFF SERVED THEIR KING AND/ COUNTRY ON ACTIVE SERVICE IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ (Names)/ * Killed or died of wounds.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adcroft, J
Allpress, E
Bleazard, T
Brown, J A
Burnett, H
Carroll, F
Casson, J
Chorley, W
Crosslry, J
Cuff, W
See details for all 47 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 47
    Served and returned: 40
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Comments: Costs were found by staging football matches (May 1920 and February 1923) and a cricket match (Summer 1923.)
Memorial: £68. 15s

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other
Reference

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