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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Lancaster
Town
Lancaster
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War - civilians
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 5th November 1922
    Attended by: Colonel Trimble, C.B., C.M.G., R.A.M.C. who was in command of the St. John Ambulance Hospital, Etaples when it was bombed in 1918.
  • Dedicated
    Date: 5th November 1922
    Attended by: The Vicar, Rev. J. U. N. Bardsley
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
68849
Current location

north wall
just east of the Regimental Chapel
St Mary's Church-The Priory Church
top of Church Street behind the Castle
Lancaster
Lancaster
Lancashire
LA1 1YX
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 47339 61940
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Brass plaque with a Greek key pattern interwoven with leaves around the sides and the St John’s Ambulance Brigade Badge at the top. In memory of the four men and one nurse belonging to the Lancaster Division who were killed when the St. John Ambulance Hospital, Etaples was bombed in 1918.
Inscription
ST JOHN AMBULANCE/BRIGADE (LANCASTER DIVISION)/SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF/THE MEMBERS OF THIS DIVISION/WHO FELL ON ACTIVE SERVICE/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918:/ [names]/ “Pro Utiltiate Hominun”
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Murray, I
Ogilvy, Muriel B
Park, J W
Stilling, C E
Thornton, W E
See details for all 5 names
Commemorations
  • First World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 5mm, height 615mm, width 360mm
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Morecambe Guardian - Saturday 11 November 1922 AMBULANCE MEMORIAL To Lancaster Members who Died on Service

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