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BLACKPOOL WAR MEMORIAL

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Compiled and copyright © Martin Edwards 2008

The main Blackpool war memorial is to be found on Princes Parade, Blackpool, on the central promenade and takes the form of an granite obelisk with large rectangular, figurative relief, panels. The memorial was dedicated, and unveiled by Brigadier General T E Topping, on 10th November 1923. The architect was Ernest Prestwich, the builders H A Clegg & Sons, the sculptor Gilbert Ledward and the masons Messrs Kirkpatrick.

Pictures taken from old postcards

IN MEMORY OF
OUR
GLORIOUS DEAD
1914-1918
1939-1945
LEST WE FORGET
THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE

Last updated 23 March, 2008

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