Sergeant Peter William Thorpe

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Reference WMO/272997


on the sea Bank at the north end of the car park off the road junction of Biggar Bank Road and Thorny Nook Lane

Walney Island

LA14 3AX


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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Other structure/building
  • Stone Granite
Lettering: Incised
  • Afghanistan (2001 -)
About the memorial: Polished red granite bench set on a stone base with inscription in inscribed back lettering on the back rest. On the reverse of the bench is the badge of the Parachute Signals on a black granite plaque.
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In Loving Memory Of Fallen Hero/ Sergeant PETER WILLIAM THORPE/ Born 3.1.1979 in Barrow in Furness/ Died 1.7.2006 in Sangin, Afghanistan/ Fighting the war against terrorism/ A Treasured Son, Brother, Partner,/ Grandson, Nephew and Cousin/ An inspiration to all who knew him/ Gone but never forgotten/ Rest in Peace

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