Fulledge Wesleyan Chapel

To perpetuate the memory of the scholars of Fulledge Wesleyan Sunday school who had died in the First World War, a beautiful stained glass window
was placed in the south side of the church. It was unveiled on Sunday afternoon 18th September 1921. On the roll of honour were 196 young men, of whom 25 died
on active service and two died shortly after their return home. The names of the 25 were inserted in the memorial window, which cost £250.
The window represented an angel heralding the dawn of peace and the triumph of righteousness to a soldier depicting as a knight in armour, who is
ready to lay aside the sword of victory after vanquishing the forced of evil. The sunrise symbolises the break of a new day - an era of peace and joy to the world. In the foreground was foliage bursting with the new fruit - the new strength, and in the valley flows the stream of living waters. On the hills in the distance the cavalry was shown - a reminder of the scrifice. The window bore the following incription :

The Great War, 1914-1918

To the glory of God and in the memory of the young men of this Church and Sunday school, who fell to rise again that we might live, this
window is dedicated by the congregation.

The names of the 25 who had died followed. When Fulledge chapel closed the window was taken to Wheatley Lane Methodist Church , (but the names were lost)

(Courtesy of Paul Kirkup)

Burnley News 17th September 1921
Burnley News 14th November 1925

Possibly commemorated on the memorial:

Atkinson Walter 2415 1st Lancashire Fusiliers Brother of William Atkinson
Atkinson William 11154 1st Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)  
Brooks Harold Johnson
13th Australian Army
Green Albert 88353 2/8th Kings Liverpool Regiment  
Green James Edward
1/7th Manchester Regiment
Heap Hargreaves
16th Manchester Regiment
Jackson Arthur
East Lancashire Regiment
Lord Ernest
1/5th East Lancashire Regiment
Brother of William
Lord William
2nd East Lancashire Regiment
Powley Harry
Burnley News 1st December 1915
Smith Alfred Bennett
Royal Engineers
Wilkinson Walter
Burnley News 1st December 1915
Wilkinson William
Burnley News 1st December 1915
Wilshaw Lewis
2nd East Lancashire Regiment




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