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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Lancaster
Town
Lancaster
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 26 Jun 1921
    Attended by: Brigadier General TE Topping
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
68855
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 which is a replacement. The original (which had 46 names) is described as a fine example of bronze work and has been executed by a well known London firm. It is enclosed in an oak frame, and at the top is a mounted field gun, with medallions of Lancaster roses, there are mounted guns at each corner, and at each side of the names are representations of Lancaster roses.
Inscription
TO THE GLORIOUS MEMORY/OF THE OFFICERS AND MEN/OF THE 10TH LANCASHIRE BATTERY RFA B276/1914-1919/[names in 3 columns]/THEY DIED FOR YOU/Erected by their Comrades
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 44
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 44
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: rank then surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 5mm, height 460mm, width 690mm
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Lancaster Guardian 2nd July 1921

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