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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
Lancaster
Town
Gressingham
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
70475
Current location

on organ
north side of west wall
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
Mahogany Board attached to the organ
Inscription
FOR THE WORSHIP OF GOD/AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF/DAVID LIONEL BRENDON/MAJOR DORSET REGT KILLED AUG 11TH 1942/THIS ORGAN WAS GIVEN BY HIS/WIDOW AND THEIR PARENTS/AND OF HIS TWO BROTHERS KILLED/ON ACTIVE SERVICE AT SEA/PETER ALGERNON LIEUT RNR MARCH 1941/RICHARD JOHN LIEUT RN/SEPT 1942/THE ELECTRIC LIGHTING IN THIS/CHURCH WAS GIVEN IN MEMORY OF/JAMES CLEMENT HORNBY/FLIGHT LIEUT RAFVR/MISSING IN OPERATIONS OVER GERMANY/FEB 24TH 1944
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Brendon, David Lionel
Brendon, Peter Algernon
Brendon, Richard John
Hornby, James Clement
See details for all 4 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, regiment, rank, date of death, additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: depth 25mm, height 590mm, width 640mm
    Materials: Wood - Mahogany
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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