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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Lancaster
Town
Gressingham
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
70474
Current location

St John the Evangelist Church
Back Lane
Gressingham
Lancaster
Lancashire
LA2 8LW
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 57249 69915
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A hand written Roll of Honour in a glazed stout oak frame. It is headed “Roll of Honour” and at the top a cartouche of two soldiers (one Scottish) with an engaving of the King in the middle under a collection of national flags. Rather faded
Inscription
ROLL OF HONOUR/GRESSINGHAM /[names in 2 columns]
Inscription legible?
no
Names on memorial
Booth, Frank
Burrow, Albert
Burrow, Thomas
Croft, Victor
Crowe, William
Dowthwaite, Christopher
Dowthwaite, David
Dowthwaite, Robert
Dowthwaite, Thomas
Hearn, Ernest Henry
See details for all 29 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 29
    Served and returned: 26
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: depth 20mm, height 875mm, width 525mm
    Materials: Paper, Wood, Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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