St Stephen's Church

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Reference WMO205596

Address:

St. Stephen's Parish Centre

Bird Street

Preston

PR1 8DY

England

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Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Attached to a building/structure
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Materials:
  • Timber Timber (any)
Lettering: Painted
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Originally three wooden boards with the names painted thereon. The central panel listing the fallen of the Great War, with a dedication below. The flanking panels list 222 who served. After the Second World War the dedication was replaced with the names of the 12 fallen of that conflict.The main panel is on permanent display in the Church entry hallway, the secondary panels are in storage and are displayed each November. An old photograph shows the Memorial in its original form, but is of poor quality.3 photographs show the secondary panels, on display in the correct order i.e. one set on each side of the main panel with the names of the fallen.
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The original dedication reads TO THE GLORY OF GOD and in GTATEFUL MEMORY OF SOME OF THE MEN FROM THIS PARISH WHO SERVED IN THE KING@S FORCES ON LAND SEA AND AIR IN TH GREAT WAR 1914--1919.

L N.L: S.AINSWORTH, J.JENKINSON, G.PEMBERTON, R, BAMBER, R.COUPE, F.WOOD, R.F.A: G.E.DRINKWATER, J.MATLEY, T.SUMNER, T.CANK. C.R: P MAYMON, G.SUDDELL, E.L.R: W.DAWSON, G.WHALLEY, W.LAWRENSON, R,A.M.C; J.W.DALTON, L.S:R.MAIILE, K.S.L.I: T.P.SAUL, A.S.C: L.THOMPSON, A.I.F: T.MOUNTSTEPHEN, R.W.K: F.MUNCASTER, R.W.F: W.SWARBRICK, R.E: A.L.HOWARD, J.HOSKER, S.MARTIN M.C.L.N.L, WW2 H.ALMOND, F.B.BRANDWOOD, W.N.DOPSON, M.KEELING, C.McCARTHY, R.C.McMECHAN, S,MARTIN, T.R.DALTON, E.MORGAN, R.J.PRATT, F.SUMNER, M. WINTERBOTTAM

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