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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Blackpool
Town
Blackpool
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
72241

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Current location

On the interior rear wall of the Church
18
New Central Methodist Church
Adelaide Street West
Blackpool
Blackpool
Lancashire
FY1 4SR
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 30677 35962
Denomination: Methodist

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Description
An illuminated section taken from a single window of uncertain shape. It is now in 2 halves. The upper a vertical rectangular panel in stained glass depicting the blessing of St George(?) by an Angel. The lower rectangular panel has an inscription and lists names of the fallen.
Inscription
Upper Panel, upper scroll: GLORY TO GOD & ON EARTH PEACE Lower Scroll: SO THEY/ PASSED OVER/ AND ALL THE TRUMPETS/ SOUNDED FOR THEM/ ON THE/ OTHER SIDE. Lower Panel: IN REMEMBRANCE OF THE MEN ASSOCIATED WITH THIS SHURCH AND/ SUNDAY SCHOOL WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1939 - 45/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forenames, Family name.
    Order of information: Forenames, Family Names
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
New Central Methodist Church

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