The war memorials have been split into manageable sections
which include religion, schools, work places, clubs and “other”. “Other
memorials” are those that do not neatly fit in with any other section, such as,
Blackburn War Memorial at Corporation Park and paintings.
The information used to compile the War Memorial section was
taken from numerous sources including newspapers, books, leaflets, as well as
the Imperial War Museum War Memorial Register (I.W.M). All sources are
indicated at the end of each particular Memorial.
The descriptions of the memorials are taken from the newspaper reports of the
time. Discrepancies can sometimes be found between the newspaper reports and
the I.W.M. with regard to descriptions and names. More often than not, in these
cases, the newspapers reports have usually been followed.
This work is not yet complete; memorials will continue to be
added as well photographs as they are found. If you have any further information
or photographs of Memorials please send it/them to the Community History
Library at Blackburn Library or by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Research for this project was carried out by:
The late Ray Smith