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Memorial details

Memorial type
Addition to gravestone
District
Burnley
Town
Burnley
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
71675
Current location

A prominent memorial in the 'Soldier Plot'
currently painted white. Grave reference NE418.
Burnley Cemetery
A646 Rossendale Road
Burnley
Burnley
Lancashire
BB11 5QB
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 81450 31675
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A gravestone at the head of a kerbed grave surmounted by a three quarters sized figure of a First World War soldier.
Inscription
In loving memory of/JOSHUA,/the beloved husband of/MARGARET ANNIE BOOTH,/who died July 26th 1931,/also Pte JAMES BOOTH,/King's Own Royal Lancaster Regt,/beloved son of the above,/killed in action in France,/Sept 26th 1917./"Ever remembered"./Also the above/MARGARET ANNIE BOOTH,/died Dec. 10th 1943, aged 80 years.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Booth, James
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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, rank, regiment, place of death, manner of death, date of death, relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Gravestone
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
2016-Recently restored and repainted by donors.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Family

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