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Memorial details

Memorial type
Battlefield cross or marker
District
Sefton
Town
Bootle
County
Merseyside
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 01 June1935
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
15181
Current location

Christ Church
Breeze Hill
Bootle
Sefton
Merseyside
L20 9NU
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 354 949
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Battlefield cross with inscription on plaque.
Inscription
GRU/ UNKNOWN BRITISH SOLDIER/ 1914 - 1918/ THIS CROSS/ TEMPORARILY/ MARKED THE GRAVE/ OF AN UNKNOWN/ BRITISH SOLDIER/ IN FLANDERS/ WAS PRESENTED/ BY THE/ BOOTLE BRANCH/ OF THE/ BRITISH LEGION/ JUNE 1935/ HJM FALL CHAIRMAN
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Battlefield Cross or Marker
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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