Hoghton War Memorial

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Reference WMO137504

Address:

Hoghton Lane

Hoghton

Preston

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Market cross
Materials:
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Raised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: The inscription reads; In memory of the men who fell in the Great War A.D. 1914-1918.1915. L.Cpl. Albert Craddock, East Lancs. Captain Vere De Hoghton, Lincolns. Private Ambrose Marginson, L.N.Lancs. 1916. Private Bushby Graham, W.Rid.Reg. 1917. Private John Kerr, Welsh Reg. Private William Trinder, Welsh Reg. 1918. Bombardier Thomas Clayton, M.M. R.G.A. Private Thomas Hooper, L.N. Lancs. 1918. Private James S. Robinson, M.G.Corps. Private Frank Rushton, South Staffs. Driver George H. Salisbury, R.F.A. Gunner Fred W.W. Schofield, R.F.A. Private John L. Vogwill, R.A.M.C. Private Herbert Wadsworth, E.Surrey. 1919. Private Thomas E.Farnworth, R.A.M.C. Driver John F. Brennan R.F.A. died of wounds 1923. And in memory of the men of Hoghton who fell in the Second World War A.D. 1939-1945. Sgt.Pilot James Harrison R.A.F. Gunner Harold R. Wignall R.A. Private Thomas Cunningham L.Fusiliers. They died that we might live in freedom

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Grade II (England)

1462843

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