Accrington Borough Police

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Reference WMO/295381


Accrington Police Station

8-10 Broadway




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Status: On subsequent site(s)
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
  • Metal Brass
  • Timber Timber (any)
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Separate brass WW1 and WW2 plaques within a rectangular wooden frame, which has dentil moulding and Ionic columns. It is in the foyer, but was originally in the Foyer at the Police Station, Spring Gardens, Accrington
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(Upper plaque): Accrington Borough Police / EUROPEAN WAR 1914-1918/ In Respectful Remembrance of our Comrades who fell/ (Names) / They gave their lives so that we might have freedom (Lower plaque): WORLD WAR 1939-1945/ In Memory of our Comrade / DONALD ROBERT PERSSE / ROYAL AIR FORCE. / Killed May 27th 1944/ "For your Tomorrow, He gave His Today".

WW1- Walter Harry Withall/2nd Dragoon Guards/ George Myers Higson/"B" Battery 150th Brigade; WW2-DONALD ROBERT PERSSE / ROYAL AIR FORCE. / Killed May 27th 1944

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