St Georges Church was located on Harwood Street, Darwen.
The Memorial was a carved reredos and panelling of Austrian oak.
The inscription reads;
To the Glory of God and in Memory of These
Members of the Parish and Congregation
Who Gave Their Lives in The Great War 1914–1919
© Mike Coyle (WMR-42336)
The names of the 77 men and women who gave their lives were;
Ainsworth, F.S.; Alston, S.; Aspden, H.; Aspin, J.R.; Atkinson, G.; Banks, R.; Bannister, J.W.; Bannister, T.; Barnes, J.T.; Beesley, J.; Bending, J.T.; Bending, W.; Bolton, H.F.; Bury, J.; Bury, R.; Chappell, J.; Cockshoot, G.; Conlong, T.; Connick, W.A.; Craig, G.R.; Crook, J.H.; Eccles, J.; Eccles, R.H.; Egan, T.E.; Entwistle, J.; Firth, J.; Firth, J.N.; Fish, J.; Gore, J.; Hacking, J.; Hall, A.; Hampson, W.; Hearth, C.; Hearth, J.; Hine, G,; Ingham, R.; Jenkins, Martha E.; Jepson, H.A.; Kay, A.; Kay, W.; Leach, A.; Leach, G.T.; Leigh, J.; Lodge, W.H.; Lowe, J.; Marsden, J.E.Y.; Marsden, R.T.; Marshall, H.; Morton, G.; Nightingale, H.; Partington, W.A.; Pickering, H.; Pickup, J.; Scholes, S.; Sharples, J. Shorrock, W.; Smith, E.J.; Swanton, J.W.; Taylor, R.; Tillotson, A.; Tomlinson, W.; Townend, J.; Turbutt, J.; Walkden, J.; Walkden, W.; Walkden, W.A; Walker, T.H.; Walsh, Mary B.; Ward, J.; Watson, E.; Watson, H.; Welding, C.P.; Welding, R.; Whalley, J.D.; Whittle, J.; Wilde, J.H.; Yates, F.
The unveiling was performed by Major Duckworth and dedicated by the Rev. F.W. Divelly of Southport on the 30th of September 1922.
The Memorial is now located at St. Peters Church, Bank Street, Darwen.
Two names stand out in this list of those who gave their lives, that is 42-year-old Martha Emily Jenkins, she was a stewardess in the Mercantile Marines on the S.S. Aguila which was torpedoed and sank on the 27th March 1915. Altogether 8 people lost their lives on the ship. She is also remembered on the Tower Hill Memorial.
The other is Mary Betsy Walsh, Worker, 40785, in the Queen Mary's Army Auxiliary Corps who died 29th June 1918 and is interred at Darwen Cemetery. Ref: II. 507.
Blackburn Weekly Telegraph: 7th October 1922.
Darwen Advertiser: 6th October 1922.
War Memorial Ref. No.: 42336.