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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Undefined
Town
Blackpool
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
72269

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Current location

Highfield Methodist Church
Scarsdale Avenue
Blackpool
Lancashire
FY4 2NP
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 31221 32420
Denomination: Methodist

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Previous locations
  • Private Dwelling
    Kirkby Lonsdale
    Cumbria
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
  • Rawcliffe Street Wesleyan Methodist Church
    Rawcliffe Street
    Blackpool
    Blackpool
    Lancashire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Methodist
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Description
A Nowy shaped brass plate. Names and inscription is engraved on the surface. The plaque was in a poor state being found in a scrap-merchants skip. On restoration the inscription and names were filled with black wax.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN LOVING MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF THIS/ CHURCH WHO GAVE THEIR/ LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1919/ (Names)/ "Greater love hath no man than this"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Blezard, Thomas
Davies, Alan
Fothergill, R Cyril
Harrison, Frank Valentine
Lees, William H
Littlemore, Thomas
Noble, William Richard
Whalley, Norman
See details for all 8 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height c750mm, width c350mm
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
History
The memorial was refurbished in 2008
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Highfield Methodist Church Council

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