Westhoughton

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Reference WMO146630

Address:

Market Street

Westhoughton

BL5 3AZ

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Latin cross
Materials:
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Leaded
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Post-1945 War or Conflict
About the memorial: Cross on a tapered octagonal section column, set on an octagonal plinth and stepped base, all in paved area. A rear wall contains the names of WW2 Fallen and post WW2 conflicts
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IN THANKFUL REMEMBRANCE/ AND IN GRATITUDE/ TO THE MEN OF/ WESTHOUGHTON/ WHO FELL/ DURING THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ THEY SHALL GROW NOT OLD,/ AS WE THAT ARE LEFT GROW OLD,/ AGE SHALL NOT WEARY THEM,/ NOR THE YEARS CONDEMN./ AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN/ AND IN THE MORNING/ WE WILL REMEMBER THEM. Names on each side off the plinth.

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