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Memorial details

Memorial type
Flag or banner
District
Blackpool
Town
Blackpool
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Presented
    Date: June 2000
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
71669
Current location

easternmost pillar on the left in the passage to the vestry
south aisle
between the choir and the Lady Chapel
St Stephen on the Cliffs Church
Holmefield Avenue
Blackpool
Blackpool
Lancashire
FY2 9NU
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 30913 38789
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Standard of the Normandy Veterans Association with explanatory brass plaque
Inscription
1940/DUNKIRK VETERANS ASSOCIATION/STANDARD/THIS STANDARD WAS PLACED IN THIS CHURCH THE/CHURCH OF ST STEPHEN ON THE CLIFFS/BY MEMBERS OF THE BLACKPOOL BRANCH/OF THE DUNKIRK VETERANS ASSOCIATION/WHO SERVED AT DUNKIRK & OTHER PORTS OF EVACUATION/MAY -JUNE 1940/CHAPLAIN FR PETER WALSH/PRESIDENT JACK NICHOLLS/CHAIRMAN JOHN PENDLEBURY/SECRETARY RON GATESIDE/JUNE 2000
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Flag
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Fabric
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 5mm, height 270mm, width 190mm
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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