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CARNFORTH WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Gill Cannell & Andrew Dishman 2017

The memorial is located outside the Fire Station, Market Street. The plinth is made of granite and the figure of a soldier, in bronze. The memorial has a two-stepped base surmounted by square plinth with soldier standing at ease with rifle. The whole is set in a small memorial garden. The memorial was unveiled on 9 November 1924. There are three inscribed plaques; the first commemorates the Carnforth soldiers who died during World War 1; the second, with a relief entitled ‘Off to the Front’, commemorates those who died whilst still in service between 1918 and 1924, and the third commemorates those who died during and after Wold War 2.

Photographs Copyright © Gill Cannell & Andrew Dishman 2017

Erected to the glorious
memory of the men of
Carnforth
who obeyed the call of
duty, went forth and died
for their King and country
in the Great War, 1914 - 1918

ABBOTT Robert G
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ARMER Albert H
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ATKINSON William
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BAINES John
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BALDERSON Samuel
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BALDERSON Thomas
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BARTON Robert
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BEATTIE Herbert
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BECK Ernest M
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BECKETT James
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BEDFORD Thomas
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BENNETT Noel
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BROCKBANK Robert E
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BULLOUGH Fred W
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CAMPBELL John
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CAPSTICK Thomas E
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CLARKE James M F
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CLARK David W
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DISBERRY James
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EDMONDSON John
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FLEMING G Frederick
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GARDNER Henry
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GILBERT William V
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GLAISTER William A
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HALL Edgar
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HARPER John H
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HIGGINSON Harry
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KING Morris
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KIRKBY James S
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LITTLE Richard
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MACEFIELD Percy E
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MARSHALL Christopher
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MORLEY George H
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NELSON George H
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PARKINSON Edwin
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PEDDER William
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PENRITH Herbert
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PENSWICK Edwin
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RATCLIFFE Harry
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RIGG W Arthur
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SHAW William
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SIMPSON R Sidney
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WALKDEN James
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WATSON Edward
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WATSON John C
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WATSON George C
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WHITESIDE William B
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THIS TABLET WAS ERECTED
TO THE HONOURED MEMORY
OF THE MEN OF CARNFORTH
WHO HAVE DIED SINCE THE
ARMISTICE THROUGH THE
EFFECTS OF THEIR WAR SERVICE
1918-1924
CAMBRAY Bert
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CORNTHWAITE Thomas W
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NUTTALL John A
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PARKINSON John T H
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POSTLETHWAITE Victor H
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SMITH Edward H
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SMITH Richard A
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WHITESIDE Robert B P
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WOOD James
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WRIGHT Joseph
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ERECTED TO THE GLORIOUS
MEMORY OF THE MEN OF
CARNFORTH
WHO OBEYED THE CALL OF
DUTY, WENT FORTH AND DIED
FOR THEIR KING AND COUNTRY
IN THE GREAT WAR 1939 - 1945
ASTLEY Jack
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BAGGULEY Robert B
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BATTERSBY Richard S
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BENNETT Clarence I
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CARPENTER Harry
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DAWSON Robert
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DUMBLETON Herbert
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EDWARDS Edwin D
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EDWARDS John
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GARTH Thomas C
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HELM Harold
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JACKSON Anthony S
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JENKINSON Thomas
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LAWSON Stanley E
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MARTIN John J
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PROUDLOVE John A
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STOTT Edward H
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WALKDEN James W
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WALKER Harry
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TO THE HONOURED MEMORY
OF THE MEN OF
CARNFORTH
WHO DIED AFTER THE CLOSE
OF THE 1939-45 WAR
FROM THE EFFECTS OF
WAR SERVICE
BAGGULEY Edward
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1914-1918
THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE

Last updated 27 December, 2017

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