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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Lancaster
Town
Hornby
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
70478
Current location

South side of porch
St Margaret of Antioch Church
Main Street
Hornby
Lancaster
Lancashire
LA2 8JT
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 58496 68583
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Brass Plaque on a wooden backboard
Inscription
FROM HIS FELLOW SCOUTS/IN LOVING MEMORY AND TRIBUTE/TO/HAROLD SLINGER OF HORNBY/AN ONLY SON EX-SCOUT AGED 18/WHO IN THE GREAT WAR IN 1917/GAVE HIS LIFE FOR HIS COUNTRY/ON THE BATTLEFIELD OF FLANDERS/OURS THE VICTORY HIS THE CROWN/May he rest in peace
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Slinger, Harold
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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: surname, forename, age, year of death, additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 5mm, height 180mm, width 230mm
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: depth 25mm, height 220mm, width 270mm
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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