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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)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 22 August 1924
    Attended by: Major J M Thwaites MC of Bromley Cross
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
80711
Current location

Darwen Heritage Centre
Railway Road
Darwen
Blackburn
Lancashire
BB3 2RG
England

OS Grid Ref: Undefined
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Darwen Central Conservative Club
    Church Street
    Darwen
    Blackburn
    Lancashire
    BB3
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Carved wall-mounted wooden board with unknown motif and dedication and gold painted names below. Carved crossed rifles at lower corners. Description incomplete as derived from surviving photograph. The names of the fallen were on the (lost) top part , with photographs in an oak frame
Inscription
--------/ 1914-19 / DUTY CALLED: THEY ANSWERED / (Names) / GOD SAVE THE KING
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ashworth, C
Aspden, Y
Aspin, J W
Banks, J
Baron, R
Bibby, E
Bibby, W
Birtwistle, E
Bogle, J W
Broadbend, C St J
See details for all 86 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 95
    Served and returned: 86
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, decorations
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Photograph/s
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Paper
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Silver
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Darwen Advertiser 29 August 1924
  • Darwen News 30 August 1924

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