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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Wirral
Town
Birkenhead
County
Merseyside
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
15332
Current location

SHAFTESBURY BOYS CLUB
Birkenhead
Wirral
Merseyside
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 300 880
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
LEATHER BOUND BOOK OF REMEMBRANCE. WHITE PAGES WITH BLACK AND RED LETTERING. BOOK CONTAINS EXTARCTS OF LETTERS IN THE FORM OF OBITUARIES.
Inscription
"DULCE ET DECORUM EST PRO PATRIA MORI"/ IN MEMORY OF MEMBERS/ OF THE/ SHAFTESBURY BOYS CLUB/ BIRKENHEAD/ 1914/1915/1916/1917/1918/ "HE THAT DWELLETH IN THE SECRET PLACE OF THE MOST HIGH/ SHALL ABIDE UNDER THE SHASDOW OF THE ALMIGHTY" /PSALM 91 .V.L/ "YOUR LIFE IS LAID WITH CHRIST IN GOD"/ COLOSIANS 3.V.3.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ainscough, David
Almond, William
Benenett, William
Bibby, J Morton
Boyd, Robert C
Brown, Edward
Brown, William
Byrne, Thomas
Carruthers, Walter
Cartwright, John
See details for all 73 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 73
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 73
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: year died,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,age of death,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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