St. Leonard the Less Great War

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St. Leonard the Less Parish Church

Potter Lane




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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
  • Metal Brass
Lettering: Raised
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Brass plaque commemorating the men of the parish who died in the Great War, and referring to the vicar who raised the funds for this plaque and the Lychgate memorial.
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St. Leonard the Less, Samlesbury. To the glory of God and in honoured memory of the brave men connected with this church & parish who fell in the Great War 1914 - 1919 & whose names are inscribed below, this tablet rrecording the erection of a Lych Gate is dedicated. The whole of the funds together with the purchase of land for the new approach to the church was raised entirely through the zeal & energy of the late Rev. T. Wright Broadhead M.A. vicar from Dec.1913 to Jan. 1925.Their Name Liveth Evermore. May They Rest In Peace.

Herbert Barrett, John J. Hayes, William Shillitoe, William M. Mossley, Thomas Brown, Herbert Mason, Fred Taylor, John Taylor, William J. Daley, Miles Newton, Peter Yates, John Knight.

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