Liverpool Cotton Association

WM reference
2339
Memorial type
Lost
No
Subject/Period
Creator
Ceremony
  • Unveiled : C1949
  • Unveiled : 5 April 1922
Previous location

Courtyard
entry via Old Hall Street
Cotton Exchange Building
Old Hall Street And Edmund Street
Liverpool
Liverpool
Merseyside
England
OS Grid Ref.: SD 340 170
Denomination: Undefined

Current location

The International Cotton Association
Walker House
Exchange Passage West
Liverpool
Liverpool
Merseyside
L2 3YL
England
OS Grid Ref.: SJ 34121 90550
Denomination: Undefined

Description

STATUE OF SOLDIER WITH NEARBY PLAQUE AND ROLL OF HONOUR PLUS SECOND COPY OF ROLL OF HONOUR IN OTHER LOCATION STATUE SHOWS SOLDIER IN UNIFORM ADVANCING RIFLE BRONZE PLAQUE HAS A DECORATIVE BORDERAND GOLD LETTERING PLASTIC ROLL OF HONOUR IS BLACK WRITING ON YELLOWED BACKGROUND WITHOUT ORNAMENTATION PAPER ROLL OF HONOUR IS FRAMED IN WOOD AND HAS COLOUR ILLUMINATION AT THE TOP WITH UNION JACK AND OTHER FLAGS PLUS CROWN AND 1914-1918/1939-1945 SCROLLS

Inscription

METAL PLAQUE: 1914-1919/ THIS MEMORIAL/ WAS UNVEILED BY/ FIELD-MARSHAL/ EARL HAIG/ OF BEMERSYDE/ 5TH APRIL 1922 PLASTIC ROLL OF HONOUR: THIS PLAQUE RECORDS THE NAMES OF THOSE MEN WHO/ WENT FROM THE LIVERPOOL COTTON ASSOCIATION TO THE/ GREAT WAR 1914-1918 AND TO THE WORLD WAR 1939-1945/ AND DIED FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN DEFENCE OF/ LIBERTY AND JUSTICE FRAMED ILLUMINATED ROLL OF HONOUR: THE NAMES HERE RECORDED ARE OF THOSE MEN WHO WENT FROM/ THE LIVERPOOL COTTON ASSOCIATION/ TO THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ AND DIED FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN/ DEFENCE OF LIBERTY AND JUSTICE/ 1914-1918/ (NAMES)/ 1939-1945/ (NAMES)

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

Addison, R
Alcock, H
Allmark, W
Almond, J S
Alsop, L
Alty, R
Asbury, R
Ashcroft, J
Bailey, J O
Banks, T B
See details for all 358 names

Subject/Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 358
Served and returned: 0
Died: 358
Exact count: no
Information shown: surname
Order of information: surname

Subject/Period

Second World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial: 65
Served and returned: 0
Died: 65
Exact count: no
Information shown: surname
Order of information: surname

Component

Plaque
Condition: Good
Measurements: height 610, width 1220
Materials: Bronze
Listed?: No

Component

Plinth
Condition: Lost
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Stone
Listed?: No

Component

Tablets
Condition: Lost
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Stone
Listed?: No

Component

Figure
Condition: Good
Measurements: height 1800, width 800
Materials: Bronze
Listed?: No

Component

Roll of honour
Condition: Good
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Paper, Synthetic Material
Listed?: No

Ceremony

Unveiled
Date: C1949
Attended by: EARL (17TH) OF DERBY

Ceremony

Unveiled
Date: 5 April 1922
Attended by: FIELD MARSHAL THE EARL HAIG KT GCB OM GCVO KCIE

History

2013: International Cotton Association moved to new premises at Walker House and relocated memorial. 2013, Aug: International Cotton Association (formerly the Liverpool Cotton Association) is in the process of relocating the memorial to a more prominent location. A new plaque has been commissioned to consolidate the content of the two current plaques. A BAYONET FORMED PART OF THE ORIGINAL DESIGN BUT AFTER MANY HAD BEEN REMOVED NO FURTHER REPLACEMENT WAS MADE RECENT PHOTOGRAPH SUGGESTS THAT METAL PLAQUE MAY HAVE BEEN PAINTED SINCE ORIGINAL RECORD SUBMITTED TO US.

Costs

Site: Unknown or N/A
Memorial: c £4,000
Comments: None

Trust fund/Scholarship

No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

Sponsorship

Corporate
Details: Unknown or N/A

Responsibility of

Unknown or N/A

Notes

A bayonet formed part of the original design but after numerous thefts, no further replacement was made Conservation is still pending

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