United Kingdom National Inventory of War Memorials
 The Imperial War Museum

MORECAMBE AND HEYSHAM

Our Ref: 3332

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PROMENADE
MORECAMBE
LANCASHIRE
England
 
Type:Animal Figure
Other Location Details:

PROMENADE

OS Map Ref:SD 430 640

Inscription

SIDE ONE: 1914 - 1919/ TO THE HONOURED MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF MORECAMBE/ WHO FELL IN WORLD WAR I/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE/ (names)
SIDE TWO: 1939 - 1945/ TO THE HONOURED MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF MORECAMBE AND HEYSHAM/ WHO FELL IN WORLD WAR II/ (NAMES)

Components

ComponentMaterial(s)HeightWidthDepthCondition
CenotaphStone   Good
FIGUREBRONZE   Good

Physical Description

BASE SURMOUNTED BY TWO SEMI-CIRCULAR STEPS, TAPERED STONE RECTANGULAR WALL AND SCULPTURED BRONZE LION. INSCRIPTION IN BLACK LETTERING ON TWO SIDES OF THE WALL.

Wars Commemorated & People Remembered

WarSecond World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial:180
Served & Returned0
Died180
Is this an exact count?Yes, an exact count
How are the names ordered?surname
What information is listed on the memorial? surname
Do we hold a list of names on the memorial?Yes
WarKorean War (1950-1953)
Total names on memorial:1
Served & Returned0
Died1
Is this an exact count?No, an estimate
How are the names ordered?Not known
What information is listed on the memorial?None
Do we hold a list of names on the memorial?No
WarFirst World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial:216
Served & Returned0
Died216
Is this an exact count?Yes, an exact count
How are the names ordered?surname
What information is listed on the memorial? surname
Do we hold a list of names on the memorial?No

Maintenance

Are the letters difficult to read?No
Who is responsible for the memorial?

Maintenance History:

Ceremonies

Not known

Sponsorships

Sponsorship Type:None
Did this include a trust or scholarship?No
Did this include a roll of honour?NOT APPLICABLE
Cost of Site:Not known
Cost of Memorial:Not known
Comments on Costs:

Craftsmen

Not known

References

Co-ordinator's Comments:

Comments: 
Photographs:11
Other Documents:None
Form / Letter:L
Negatives:No
Drawings / Plans:No
Minutes:No
OrganisationIdWebsite
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