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55th West Lancashire Division

WM reference
15148
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Creator
Current location

Liverpool Anglican Cathedral
Above the arch supporting the West gallery in the South arm of the Eastern transept
St James Mount
Liverpool
Liverpool
Merseyside
L1 7AZ
England
OS Grid Ref.: SJ 35383 89382
Denomination: Church of England

Description

SCULPTURED SANDSTONE GROUP UNDER A CANOPY WHICH RESTS ON A SLIGHTLY PROJECTING CORBEL TABLE. THE CORBELS REPRESENT THE TRACKS OF TANKS. MOTTO OF THE DIVISION IS CARVED BENEATH THE GROUP. MEMORIAL IS FLANKED BY A UNION FLAG AND THE FLAG OF THE 55TH DIVISION SCULPTURED GROUP OF A WINGED ANGEL WITH A CROSS HOLDING A CROWN ABOVE A KNEELING SOLDIER. CARVED SCROLL FLANKED BY TWO CARVED ROSES BELOW THE MEMORIAL

Inscription

THEY WIN OR DIE / WHO WEAR THE ROSE OF LANCASTER / FIFTY FIFTH DIVISION

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

None recorded

Subject/Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 0
Served and returned: Undefined
Died: Undefined
Exact count: no
Information shown: Undefined
Order of information: Undefined

Component

Sculpture
Condition: Good
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Listed?: No

Costs

Site: Unknown or N/A
Memorial: Unknown or N/A
Comments: None

Trust fund/Scholarship

No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

Sponsorship

Unknown or N/A
Details: Unknown or N/A

Responsibility of

Unknown or N/A

Reference

Carter Postcard Collection

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