SD4364 : Morecambe and Heysham War Memorial and Memorial Garden

taken 4 years ago, near to Morecambe, Lancashire, Great Britain

Morecambe and Heysham War Memorial and Memorial Garden
Morecambe and Heysham War Memorial and Memorial Garden
The Morecambe and Heysham War Memorial stands within a memorial garden on the Promenade at Morecambe, set back from the road. It is constructed from granite with bronze wreaths on the north and south faces and a bronze lion sits on the top of the memorial facing Morecambe Bay. The whole structure is mounted on a stepped base. It was completed in 1921.

The memorial has two inscriptions in black lettering, after which are listed the names of those remembered. The inscriptions read:
19141919
TO THE HONOURED MEMORY OF
THE MEN OF MORECAMBE
WHO FELL IN WORLD WAR I
THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE
(south face)

19391945
TO THE HONOURED MEMORY OF
THE MEN OF MORECAMBE AND HEYSHAM
WHO FELL IN WORLD WAR II
(east face)
The memorial remembers the 216 men who died in the First World War, the 180 in the Second World War and the single man who was killed in the Korean War (LinkExternal link Imperial War Museum). It is a Grade II listed structure (Historic England List entry Number: 1292855 LinkExternal link ).
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Date Taken
Saturday, 31 March, 2018   (more nearby)
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Friday, 6 April, 2018
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Historic sites and artefacts  City, Town centre  People, Events 
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OSGB36: geotagged! SD 430 644 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:4.3579N 2:52.3448W
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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