Rawcliffe

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Reference WMO252089

Address:

St John's Churchyard

Crook Gate Lane

Out Rawcliffe

PR3 6BH

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Other sculpture
Materials:
  • Stone Granite
Lettering: Leaded
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: A square section pillar with a draped urn on top. The pillar is set on a three stepped base which is surrounded by a low level iron railing.Friont face is dedicated to those who fell in the Great War. The other faces commemorate those who served and returned. The top base step commemorates the fallen of WW2 and Korean War.
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Main Inscription: IN GRATEFUL MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF/ RAWCLIFFE/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1919/ (Names)/ "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN/ THAN THIS, THAT A MAN LAY/ DOWN HIS LIVE FOR HIS/ FRIENDS." Base top step: ERECTED BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION TO/ PERPETUATE THE MEMORY OF THE/ MEN OF RAWCLIFFE WHO TOOK PART THE GREAT EUROPEAN WAR. 1914 - 1918. Base second step: (Name) 1939 - 1945/ (Name) 19-11-52

George A. Salthouse, Thomas Stafford, James Swarbrick, John Swarbrick, Henry Curwen, James Taylor Smith, Richard Bradshaw, Albert Edward Davies, James Thompson Clarke, George Danson, John Salthouse Harry (Dick) Poole, John H. Latham WW2: Korean War:

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