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Description: War Memorial Circa 5 Metres East of School at Harris Orphanage
Date Listed: 15 January 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 185875
OS Grid Reference: SD5314832308
OS Grid Coordinates: 353148, 432308
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7850, -2.7125
SD 53 SW FULWOOD GARSTANG ROAD
7/28 War Memorial c.5 metres
east of School at Harris
listed with "The Harris
War Memorial, c.1920. Polished granite pedestal c.2 metres high supporting
white stone statue of a very youthful soldier with his hands resting on the
butt of a rifle held muzzle down on his left boot. Pedestal is lettered on
IN / LOVING MEMORY / OF / THE OLD BOYS/ OF THE / HARRIS ORPHANAGE /
WHO FELL IN THE / GREAT WAR / 1914 - 1918. / THEY DIED THE DEATH OF /
HONOUR FOR / GOD, KING, AND COUNTRY / ERECTED BY THEIR ORPHAN /
and on the left and right sides with lists of 8 and 9 names respectively.
Listing NGR: SD5314832308
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Source: English Heritage
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