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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
West Lancashire
Town
Upholland
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
85926
Current location

In the North-West corner of the church
beside the main door
St Thomas the Martyr
Church Street
Upholland
West Lancashire
Lancashire
WN8 0ND
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 52295 05075
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A nowy-headed cast bronze plaque with raised lettering. There is a cross in the centre with a wreath hanging around the centre, and an inscribed scroll across the lower upright. The names are in year of death order.
Inscription
Faithful unto death/ To the Glory of God & in Grateful Remembrance/ of the 103 Up-Holland Men who gave Themselves/ for God and Country in the Great War/ 1914/ Names/ 1915/ Names/ 1916/ Names/ 1917/ Names/ 1918/ Names/ 1919/ Names/ 1921/ Names/ 'Greater love hath no man than this, that he lay down his life for his friends'
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abbott, H
Alker, H
Anders, E
Ashurst, T
Aspey, J
Aspinall, W
Aspinwall, B
Atherton, W
Ball, J
Ball, Jt
See details for all 102 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 103
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 103
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initial(s), surname
    Order of information: Initials, Surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
The Parochial Church Council

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