St Annes Church Memorial Chapel

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Reference #251878

Address:

St Annes Parish Church

Headroomgate Road

St Annes on Sea

FY8 3BB

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Attached to a building/structure
Description: Composite
Lettering: Raised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: The memorial comprises, the original Baptistery dedicated as a war Memorial; eight windows, six of which are in pairs, and the other two are single windows. Each window depicts a different saint and is dedicated to a different individual, with one window carrying a general dedication. The saints depicted are St Oswald, St Martin, St Cornelius, St David, St Jonathan, St Michael and St George. The general dedication is with the window depicting St Alban. The dedications are across the bottom of each window and the name of the saint is in the top part of each window; also included are a number of memorial boards
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Upper Baptistery Exterior: He will swallow up death in victory and will wipe away tears from off all faces Lower Baptistery Exterior: This Baptistery/ was erected in the year 1919 by the/ Parishioners of St Annes on Sea/ in memory of this Parish/ who fell in the Great War 1914 - 1919. St Oswald Window: In memory of James Hunt./ aged 24 years, 2nd Lieut. E. Lancs Regt who fell/ in action at Beaumont Hamel Nov 16th 1916 St Alban Window: In memory of the boys of this parish Sunday School who fell in action in the Great war 1914-1919 St Martin Window: In memory of Frederick William Nish/ of the 71st Heavy Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery/ aged 20 years/ who fell in action Aug 16th 1917 St Cornelius Window: In memory of Harold Hamer,/ Lieut. Royal Flying Corps, aged 26 years, who fell in action at Hooglede, Belgium, June6th 1917 St David Window: In Memory of James Norman King./ 2nd Lieut Loyal North Lancs Regt, aged 23 years/ who fell in action at Givenchy, France, April 18th 1918. St Jonathan Window: In memory of Edwin Bosworth Grundy/ 2nd lieut Loyal North Lancs Regt, aged 27 years/ who fell in action at Vieux, Belgium, Aug 19th 1918 St Michael Window: In memory of Harry Victor Brierley Sharp/ of the Royal Field Artillery, aged 20 years, who/ fell in action at Passchendale, Oct 27th 1917 St George Window: In memory of William George Hall/ aged 29 of the Royal Garrison Artillery/ who fell in action in France July 13th 1917. WW1 Board 1: REMEMBER/ (Names, A-H) WW1 Board 2: REMEMBER/ (Names, H-W) WW2 Board: IN MEMORY OF THOSE/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ 1939 - 1945/ (Names)

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