Hurst Green, Lancashire

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3 months 1 week ago #50617 by BereniceUK
Stonyhurst College adjoins the village, which may explain the presence in a small village of such a richly-carved, generic memorial.



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3 months 1 week ago - 3 months 1 week ago #50618 by BereniceUK
This Cross
Commemorates the services of
Frederick Sleigh, First Earl Roberts, K. C. V.C.
and his companions in arms,
the Soldiers and Sailors of the Empire,
who fought in South Africa, 1899-1902.



The Great War memorial is across the road.

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3 months 1 week ago - 3 months 1 week ago #50620 by BereniceUK
What are these creatures?



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3 months 1 week ago #50628 by Brett Hendey
Thank you for posting this imposing memorial, Berenice. There cannot be many places in Britain that do not have a monument and/or headstone commemorating the Boer War!!!!

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3 months 1 week ago #50636 by Frank Kelley
Trust me, there are!

Brett Hendey wrote: Thank you for posting this imposing memorial, Berenice. There cannot be many places in Britain that do not have a monument and/or headstone commemorating the Boer War!!!!

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