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PREESALL WAR MEMORIAL

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

The memorial is located on Haakons Mound, B270 Lancaster Road, Preesall. It takes the form of a Latin cross in the form of a Crusader cross on a plinth which is raised on an artificial mound, with a stepped approach which has handrails on either side. A plaque is affixed to the plinth. A path leads to the steps. The memorial was unveiled 3 October 1920; G. Wallace Proffitt, designer; W.L. Cookson, builder.

Photographs Copyright © Gill Cannell & Andrew Dishman 2017

This cross is erected
in honour and remembrance
of the men of Preesall
who fell in the wars
1914 – 1918 and 1939 - 1945

1914 - 1918

AINSWORTH Thomas
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BRADLEY Richard
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BROCKBANK William C
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CLEAVER J R de A
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CROSS William
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DODGSON John
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DODGSON Thomas C
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GREGORY Naill
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GRIFFIN Harold
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HALL Thomas E
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HANKEY Richard
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HORNBY Luke
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MIDGLEY Arthur
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MOSS James L
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CLUTTON Richard E
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COULTHARD William
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CROSS Leslie
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EVERSLEIGH Leonard
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IBBISON Victor
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JOHNSTON George
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MOON Harold
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MORGAN John L S
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PALMER Geoffrey
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RUSHTON Norman
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TILL Richard
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WALKDEN Malcolm T K
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WARBRICK John
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WHITESIDE Fred
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MOSS Samuel
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PORTER John W
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RABY J Arthur
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RICHARDSON Peter
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SCHOFIELD Edwin B
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SHEPHERD Arthur A
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SOUTHERN George
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1939-1945
ANDERTON John D
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BRADSHAW George
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BROWN Leslie
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BUTLER Robert
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BUTTERWORTH Mackensie
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CARTMELL John
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Last updated 27 December, 2017

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