Whitburn and Marsden District


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Reference WMO/253725

Address:

Village Green

Front Street

Whitburn

SR6 7JF

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Obelisk
Materials:
  • Stone Granite
Lettering: Unknown
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Inscribed, granite plinth surmounted by granite obelisk featuring inscription and bronze wreath. Note that Marsden Village, which was purely a mining village, has now been demolished.
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Obelisk: LEST WE FORGET Plinth: IN HONOURED MEMORY OF THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 18 / [Names]/ AND IN GRATEFUL RECOGNITION/ OF THE PATRIOTISM OF THOSE/ WHO SERVED THEIR COUNTRY/ IN THE HOUR OF HER NEED./ ERECTED BY THE PEOPLE OF WHITBURN. Granite tablet at the foot of the memorial: 1939-1945/ LET US ALSO REMEMBER [Names] Granite tablet at the foot of the memorial: IN HONOURED MEMORY/ OF THOSE FROM MARSDEN DISTRICT WHO/GAVE TEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WARS / 1914 - 1918/ [Names]/1939-1945/ [Names]

Grade II (England)

1442999

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