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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Knowsley
Town
Prescot
County
Merseyside
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 20 April 1922
    Attended by: James Taylor Esq. Chairman of Directors - Rev. T.C. Legge
  • Rededicated
    Date: 10 October 2011
    Attended by: Bishop of Warington
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1231
Current location

1
Prescot St Marys Parish Church
Vicarage Place
Prescot
Knowsley
Merseyside
L34 1LA
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 46500 92699
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Grounds of Prescot Rod Rollers
    a Dept. of BICC
    BICC Prescot Rod Rollers
    Carr Lane
    Prescot
    Knowsley
    Merseyside
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SJ 460 920
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Ornate nowy-headed cast bronze plaque with inscription in relief set into a purpose built free-standing brick wall. Names are set into the plaque in three columns in the centre and are flanked by two figures Figure of a sailor on the left and a soldier on the right, both facing towards the names are set within niches on either side of the lower half of the plaque. Company crest is at the top centre of the plaque
Inscription
WW1 PLAQUE: 1914 1919 / BRITISH INSULATED & HELSBY CABLES LTD / EMPLOYEES OF THE PRESCOT WORKS / WHO DIED FOR THIER COUNTRY IN / THE GREAT WAR / (NAMES) / ERECTED IN 1921 / BY THEIR PROUD AND GRATEFUL FELLOW WORKERS / VICTORY LIBERTY
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abbott, N
Abbott, W H
Amos, W A
Ashton, T
Askew, R W
Atherton, W
Bagnall, S
Bailey, F
Baines, H
Barclay, J
See details for all 117 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 117
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 117
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,occupation
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 73
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 73
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 2100MM, width 1500MM
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
History
1991: PLAQUE WAS SET INTO THE WALL OF THE FACTORY BUT WHEN IT WAS DEMOLISHED IT WAS RE-SITED ALONG WITH THE ONE FOR WW2 IN A SPECIALLY BUILT FREESTANDING BRICK WALL IN A SMALL LAWN AND PAVED AREA
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
BRITISH INSULATED CALLENDERS CABLES
Reference
  • Liverpool Daily Post -Thursday 13 October 2011
  • The Link No.97 - 22 April 1922 - Prescot Employees War Memorial

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