United Kingdom National Inventory of War Memorials
 The Imperial War Museum

CLITHEROE SERVICEMAN WW1

Our Ref: 580

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CLITHEROE CASTLE GARDENS IN CASTLE GROUNDS
CLITHEROE
LANCASHIRE
England
 
Type:Serviceman/Woman
OS Map Ref:SD 740 110

Inscription

ERECTED BY THE INHABITANTS OF CLITHEROE IN GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE OF THEIR FELLOW TOWNSMEN WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN DEFENCE OF THEIR KING AND COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 1918.

Components

ComponentMaterial(s)HeightWidthDepthCondition
PEDESTALGRANITE3870MM685MM685MMGood
PLAQUEBRONZE   Good
SCULPTUREBRONZE2200MM  Good

Physical Description

SOLDIER STANDING IN MOURNING POSE WITH HEAD BOWED AND ARMS REVERSED.

Wars Commemorated & People Remembered

WarSecond World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial:72
Served & Returned0
Died72
Is this an exact count?Yes, an exact count
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?Yes
WarFirst World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial:0
Served & Returned0
Died324
Is this an exact count?Not known
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

Maintenance

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

CLITHEROE TOWN COUNCIL

Maintenance History:

Ceremonies

Not known

Sponsorships

Sponsorship Type:None
Did this include a trust or scholarship?No
Did this include a roll of honour?BOOK
If so, where is it?

IN THE CLITHEROE TOWN HALL

Cost of Site:Not known
Cost of Memorial:Not known
Comments on Costs:

Craftsmen

NameOccupation
Louis Frederick RoslynSculptor

References

Co-ordinator's Comments:

Comments:SAME FIGURE AS AT SLAIDBURN, LA
Photographs:8
Other Documents:None
Form / Letter:F
Negatives:No
Drawings / Plans:No
Minutes:No
OrganisationIdWebsite
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