GALGATE

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Reference WMO/169016

Address:

St John the Evangelist Church

Chapel Street

Galgate

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Wheel cross
Materials:
  • Stone Sandstone
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Celtic Cross with Lancashire rose set on a plinth and steps, situated in the grounds of the Church at its west end.
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1914-1919. IN MEMORY OF THE MEN WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY ESPECIALLY THOSE OF THIS PARISH AND IN GRATITUDE FOR THE SAFE RETURN OF THEIR COMRADES. 1939-1945

Names inscribed on the rear of the cross: Frank Jackson George Stuart Christopher Cornthwaite Alfred Freeman John Wilson Frank Holland James Illingworth James Whitaker Alfred Fishwick John Edmondson Henry R.M. Townley Hedley Shuttleworth James Southward Alfred Myerscough W. Herbert Satterthwaite Robert Parker Edward Hartley Robert Berry Oliver S. Roper Robin Stocks Names inscribed on the plinth: East side: Eric King John S. Burrough William D.L. Evans Frederick J. Waddington North side: Robert Southward Stephen Wilkinson T. Leslie Wilkinson Other side: John Peat Robert Peat Gordon Shackleton

Grade II (England)

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