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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Blackpool
Town
Blackpool
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
Non-Combat Deaths
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 5 Dec 1943
    Attended by: Earl of Lytton
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
71670
Current location

3rd pillar on the left (Lady Chapel side) in the south aisle passageway to the vestry 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
Brass Plaque of dedication, with smaller brass plaque below about the unveiling
Inscription
Main Plaque-TO THE MEMORY OF/MAJOR AJC FRESHWATER MC TD/1876-1943/WHOSE ASHES LIE BENEATH THIS PILLAR/SECRETARY LEAGUE OF NATIONS UNION/SECOND IN COMMAND/11TH BATTALION/MIDDLESEX HOME GUARD/FORMERLY OF THE MANCHESTER REGIMENT & ROYAL ARTILLERY Unveiling Plaque-UNVEILED BY/THE RIGHT HONOURABLE EARL OF LYTTON/5TH DECEMBER 1943/CANON FB FRESHWATER OCF VICAR/DC HARBOTTLE T BANNISTER CHURCH WARDENS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Freshwater, A J C
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Commemorations
  • Non-Combat Deaths
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, rank, regiment, decorations, year of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Undefined
    Measurements: depth 5mm, height 130mm, width 205mm
    Materials: Brass
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 5mm, height 35mm, width 150mm
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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