WW1 Memorial Plaques, Christ Church, Charnock Richard

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Reference WMO257716

Address:

Church Lane

Charnock Richard

Chorley

PR7 5NA

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Materials:
  • Metal Brass
  • Metal Bronze
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Two plaques, set above one another on the East wall of the nave of the church. The upper, bronze plaque looks as if it was installed immediate post-WW1. The lower, brass plaque is made of similar material, and has similar lettering to the WW2 brass plaque situated on the North wall of the church - suggesting it was installed post-WW2 to recognise five men omitted from the original plaque. During research into the 22 names listed on the plaques a further four casualties associated with the Parish were identified....
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Upper plaque: IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE MEN OF - THIS PARISH WHO LOST THEIR LIVES IN - THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919 17 names "THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE" ECCL'S: 44.14 Lower plaque: WE ALSO REMEMBER 5 names

Upper: William Barker, John Bleasdale, Henry Cookson, Thomas Cornwell, James Crompton, David Halton, Athur Handy, Alfred Handy, Thomas Heaton, Thomas Iddon, Albert Kenyon, John Mullen, Stanley E Smith, Alex. E Taylor, Edward Turner, Thos. M Wrennall, Wilfred Yates Lower: Laughton H Alison, James R Brindle, Elijah Holden, Joseph W Holmes, Walter Hailwood

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