Preston Grammar School Boys Great War Memorial Plaque

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Reference WMO/162859


Preston Minster

Church Street




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Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Attached to a building/structure
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
  • Timber Timber (any)
Lettering: Raised
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Dark wooden plaque recording names of the Preston Grammar School Boys who fell during the Great War. Originally hung in the school hall of the Preston Grammar School on Moor Park Avenue. The school closed in 1967 and the memorial was relocated to St John's Parish Church (Preston Minster). The memorial window however remains in the school buildings on Moor Park Avenue.
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This tablet records the names of the Preston Grammar School Boys who gave their lives for King and Country in the Great War of 1914-1918.

J.F.B.Adkins; H.W.Allan; R.Bannister; N.Bramwell; G.Bott; F.Brown; W.E.B.Burton, Assistant Master; H.C.Crozier; P.Cumpstey; A.Drysdale;S.Dunwoody; LL.F.Edwards; H.Fazackerley; G.F.Glaister; A.E.Hague; A.N.Hargreaves; F.Hemsworth; A.L.Howard; R.T.W.Howe; J.H.Jump; C.W.Kay; J.T.Livesey; E.Lomax; F,Lucas; L.Metcalf; K.H.Moore; M.Newhouse; J.Parker; C.E.Parkinson; C.Pomfret; F.Pomfret; H.C.Rain; A.E.Rawsthorn; D.Reid; N.O.Rigby; J.Robinson; J.W.Shepherd; P.T.Smith; A.Snelham; P.Thexton; A.Tullis; S.Ware; J.E.Whitehead; C.Whittle; G.Woods.

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