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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Preston
Town
New Longton
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
64074
Current location

At the rear of the church
All Saints Church
Elizabeth St
New Longton
Preston
Lancashire
PR1 2RX
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 539 299
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Nowey headed plaque with inscriptions and decorations cast in relief. There is a wreath with scrolled ribbons within the pediment, and a thin border and solid frame. The second plaque mounted directly beneath has a solid frame border with stepped base.
Inscription
Plaque, WW1: TO THE/ GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN HONOUR OF THE/ MEN OF THIS PARISH WHO/ GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE/ GREAT WAR 1914-1919/ (Names)/ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS THAT HE LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS/ ERECTED BY THE INHABITANTS OF NEW LONGTON Plaque, WW2: Lower Plaque: 1939 ALSO OF THE FOLLOWING 1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 14
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 14
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 14
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 14
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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