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Memorial details

Memorial type
Serviceman / Servicewoman
District
Manchester
Town
Manchester
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Korean War (1950-1953)
Maker
CHARLES SARGEANT JAGGER
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
10670
Current location

In the external porch
Britannia Hotel
Portland Street
Manchester
Manchester
Greater Manchester
M1 3LA
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 84344 98055
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Serviceman figure in full battledress with cape holding rifle black metal set into a granite alcove on the Chorlton Street side of the porch. Dedicatory stone tablet with names on the Piccadilly (opposite) side of the porch. There is a separate bronze plaque for WW2 and Korea on a pillar on the street side of the porch (behind you as you step in), between the names tablet and the statue).
Inscription
1914 W 1918/ TO THE ENDURING MEMORY/ OF THOSE MEMBERS OF THE/ STAFF OF S & J WATTS & CO/ WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES/ FOR THEIR KING AND COUNTRY/ IN THE CAUSE OF/ TRUTH JUSTICE AND FREEDOM/ DURING THE GREAT WAR/ (Names)/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE/ Rear of central pillar: REMEMBER / (Names) 1939 - 1945 / KOREA 1951 / (Name)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adamson, J H
Andrew, A
Arnold, E W
Backhouse, A R
Bacon, J
Barnes, B M
Barrow, F
Barton, Florence
Bennett, J W
Blackburn, E
See details for all 106 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 87
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 87
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 18
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 18
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Korean War (1950-1953)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: height 750MM, width 400MM
    Materials: Bronze
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: height 400MM, width 200MM
    Materials: Granite, Stone
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
  • BRITANNIA HOTEL
  • Grade II*
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Corporate
Responsibility
BRITANNIA HOTEL

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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