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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Rossendale
Town
Rawtenstall
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
87733
Current location

St Mary's Church
St Mary's Terrace
Rawtenstall
Rossendale
Lancashire
BB4 8SQ
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 81092 22807
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A Roll of Honour comprising of five panels set within a wooden screen. Each panel is separated by a wooden column and contains two rows of names. The two right hand panels and the two left hand panels bear the names of those who served and returned. The centre panel bears the commemoration and the names of the 52 who did not return (These are arranged identically to WMR 3306 which is outside the Church).
Inscription
(Title block within in centre panel) TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ THESES PANELS HAVE BEEN ERECTED/ AS A TOKEN OF GRATEFUL/ REMEBERANCE FOR SERVICES/ RENDERED BY THE FOLLOWING MEN/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919 (Names arranged in double columns within five panels)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adcock, F
Adlum, F
Adlum, J
Anton, J
Ashworth, A H
Ashworth, G
Ashworth, H
Ashworth, H
Ashworth, J
Ashworth, J T
See details for all 347 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 347
    Served and returned: 295
    Died: 52
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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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