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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Blackpool
Town
Blackpool
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
72274
Current location

St Marks Church
Westcliffe Drive
Layton
Blackpool
Blackpool
Lancashire
FY3 7HJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 32243 37695
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Two matching white marble tablets, with black marble backboards. Inscriptions and names are incised and painted black.
Inscription
Left Tablet: IN/ LOVING MEMORY OF/ FRANK./ ONLY BROTHER OF VICTOR ECCLES./ 8TH (IRISH) KINGS LIVERPOOL REGT./ WHO FELL IN ACTION AT YPRES/ SEPT. 20TH 1917, AGED 20 YEARS./ "FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH."/ REV.11.10 Right Tablet: IN/ LOVING MEMORY OF/ VICTOR ECCLES/ 8TH (IRISH) KINGS LIVERPOOL REGT./ WHO DIED FOR KING & COUNTRY IN FRANCE/ JUNE 28TH 1915 AGED 21 YEARS./ "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS, THAT/ A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FIOR HIS FRIENDS."/ ST JOHN XV.13.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Name, Unit, Place of Death, Date of Death, Age
    Order of information: Name, Unit, Place of Death, Date of Death, Age
Components
  • Undefined
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Black Marble
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: White Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
St Marks Parish

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