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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Blackpool
Town
Blackpool
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
66959
Current location

The plaque is located in the Church Belfy/Bell Tower
Church of St John the Evangelist
Church Street
Blackpool
Blackpool
Lancashire
FY1 1BP
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 30912 36285
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A rectangular brass plated copper plaque, set on an oak back board. The inscription is painted in black.
Inscription
THIS TABLET WAS ERECTED BY THE BELL RINGERS/ OF THIS CHURCH TO THE MEMORY OF/ GUNR JOHN JAMES CLITHEROE RFA 2ND WL/ WHO WAS KILLED IN ACTION/ AT YPRES/ AUGUST 4TH 1917 AGED 20 YEARS/ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS THAT HE LAY DOWN/ HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Clitheroe, John James
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, surname, forenames, Unit, Place died, Date of Death, Age
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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