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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Blackburn
Town
Darwen
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
78839
Current location

Southend Mill
Dewhurst Street
Darwen
Blackburn
Lancashire
BB3 2EN
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 69994 20793
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Stone tablet with names and inscription in in relief in pointed tablet, the triangular top corners being filled with, at left, a relief depicting a bearded sailor on board ship looking through a telescope and, at right, a soldier in steel helmet firing from a trench. Similar to our reference 78806
Inscription
ROLL OF HONOUR / 1914 1919 / ERECTED / BY THE / EMPLOYERS AND WORKPEOPLE / TO HAND DOWN TO POSTERITY / THE NAMES OF THOSE WHO SERVED / IN THE / GREAT WAR OF THE NATIONS / 1914 / (Names) / 1915/ (Names) / 1916 (Names) / 1917 (Names) / 1918 (Names) / THESE HAVE MADE / THE / SUPREME SACRIFICE / (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ainsworth, F
Bailey, J
Blacoe, W
Briggs, R
Bunkin, T
Burroughs, S
Chambers, J K
Crook, E
Day, C
Day, T
See details for all 34 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 34
    Served and returned: 27
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: By year, then alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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