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Memorial details

Memorial type
Addition to gravestone
District
Rossendale
Town
Rawtenstall
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
78569
Current location

Inscription is on the Woodall grave
Rawtenstall Cemetery
Burnley Road
Rawtenstall
Rossendale
Lancashire
BB4 8FW
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 81300 23400
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Sandstone Latin Cross on three tier base with embossed lettering
Inscription
Cpl Alfred Whitaker their grandson killed Burma Front June 15th 1944 aged 26 years WORTHY OF REMEMBRANCE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Whittaker, Alfred
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Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, relationships, rank, place of death, date of death, age
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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