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Cowpe Village War Memorial

Cowpe Village War Memorial

SACRED
TO THE MEMORY
OF THE MEN OF
COWPE VILLAGE
AND
SUNDAY SCHOOL
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
IN
THE GREAT WAR
1914 - 1918
THE LIBERTY THEIR FOREFATHERS
FOUGHT TO WIN THESE FOUGHT TO KEEP

West Plaque
East Plaque
       
 James E. Ashworth ArnoldFrary 
 PercyAshworth JamesGrindrod 
 CharlesBarton HarryHill 
 EdwardBainbridge IsraelHolden 
 LukeBarnes Frederick R.Holden 
 RalphBridge Henry T.Marlow 
 DavidCaygill JohnMorrow 
 GeorgeCaygill RobertSalisbury 
 JosephCaygill BertieWhitbread 
 HaroldClegg James H.Wilson 
 ThomasCorlett FrankWorthy 
 Patrick J.Cunningham DanielPledger 
       

South Plaque Base

ALSO TO THE MEMORY OF
THE MEN WHO DIED IN THE 1939 - 1945 WAR

 GeorgeRushton JackPilling 
 AllanHorrocks KennethAshworth 
Monument details - Imperial War Museum
Private James Edward ASHWORTH

James Edward ASHWORTH, Pte. 37420. 2nd Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment, Killed in action 31st July 1917, age 31. France/Flanders. Remembered on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium. Eldest son of James & Elizabeth Alice Ashworth of Clay Royds Farm, Cowpe. Employed in slipper manufacturing.

Private Percival ASHWORTH

Percival ASHWORTH, Pte. 27869. 2nd Bn. Prince of Wales's Volunteers (South Lancashire Regt.) Missing; later reported killed in action on 21st October 1916, age 23. France/Flanders. Remembered on the Thiepval Memorial, France. Youngest son of James & Elizabeth Ashworth, (above). Employed at Greenbridge Slipper Works.

Charles BARTON

Charles BARTON, Pte. 44332. 1st Bn. The Loyal North Lancashire Regt. Killed in action by a machine gun bullet, 4th November 1918, age 38. France/Flanders. Buried in the Mazinghien Communal Cemetery, France. Husband of Phoebe Barton of Hugh Mill. A sawyer, at Hoyle and Bolton's (Joiners) on Carr Lane, Cowpe