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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Manchester
Town
Manchester
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13098
Current location

On the wall of the Multi Storey Car Park
Corner of Church Street and Tib Street
Manchester
Manchester
Greater Manchester
M4 1LA
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 84423 98505
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
BRONZE PLAQUES. There is one plaque explaining the history, one WW1 dedication plaque, one plaque for the WW1 names, and 2 plaques for the WW2 names. The 2 WW1 Plaques each have ORNAMENTAL BORDERS OF LAUREL LEAVES, and CARRY COMPANY MONOGRAMS AND MEDALLIONS LISTING EACH YEAR OF THE WAR IN THE MARGIN.
Inscription
PLAQUE 1: REMEMBER THE MEN OF J & N PHILIPS WHO ENDURED GREAT HARDSHIPS AND / ACHIEVED GLORIOUS DEEDS IN THE GREAT WAR, THESE, COUNTING NOT /THEIR LIVES DEAR UNTO THEMSELVES, DIED FOR FREEDOM AND COUNTRY. / 1914-1919 PLAQUE 2: (WW1 NAMES) PLAQUE 3: THESE TABLETS WERE TRANSFERRED/ FROM THE PREMISES OF/ J & N PHILIPS & CO. LTD. (FOUNDED 1747)/ WHOSE BUILDING STOOD ON THIS SITE/ FROM 1826 UNTIL 1969 WW2 Plaques- 1939-1945/[9 names on each plaque]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alban, L.
Anderson, R. C.
Aston, L.
Barker, W. S.
Barton, H.
Beckett, E.
Bennett, F.
Bentley, H.
Bevan, H.
Boothman, A. D.
See details for all 95 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 95
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 95
    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, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 900MM, width 1500MM
    Materials: Bronze
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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