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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Manchester
Town
Manchester
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13119
Current location

On wall in foyer of reception
77
Mail Centre
Oldham Road
Manchester
Manchester
Greater Manchester
M60 3AU
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 85012 98999
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Head Post Office
    Spring Gardens
    Manchester
    Manchester
    Greater Manchester
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SJ 830 980
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
INSCRIPTION PAINTED ONTO A MIRROR GLASS. TITLES IN ITALIC SCRIPT AND EACH NAME BLOCKED IN GOLD ON A SCARLET BACKGROUND. TITLE IS ON A BLUE SCROLL. WHOLE IS CONTAINED WITHIN A GILT WOODEN FRAME
Inscription
ROLL OF HONOUR / MEMBERS OF THE MANCHESTER TELEPHONE SERVICE WHO JOINED HIS MAJESTY'S FORCES / KILLED OR DIED ON ACTIVE SERVICE / (NAMES) / GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS, THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS / (NAMES) / WOMEN / TELEPHONISTS / (NAMES) / TELEPHONISTS / (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adlard, F
Aitken, A H
Allcock, A
Allcock, A H
Allen, M
Alston, T
Arthur, J B
Ashworth, F
Askham, G H L
Baker, A E
See details for all 307 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 307
    Served and returned: 291
    Died: 16
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,decorations, initials of forenames, year of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Frame
    Measurements: height 1000MM, width 1000MM
    Materials: Wood, Gilt
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Royal Mail
Reference

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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