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Memorial details

Memorial type
Animal figure
District
Liverpool
Town
Calderstones
County
Merseyside
Country
England
Commemoration
Animal Memorials
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1949
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
15397
Current location

Calderstones Park Flower Garden
Calderstones
Liverpool
Merseyside
L18 3JD
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 40621 87563
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
STONE PEDESTAL SURMOUNTING A SQUARE STONE BASE UPON WHICH IS THE INSCRIPTION IN BLACK LETTERING. ON THE FRONT IS A CAST METAL HEAD OF A GERMAN SHEPHERD DOG
Inscription
6 O'CLOCK FACE: JET OF IADA / DICKIN MEDAL AND MEDALLION / FOR VALOUR. FIRST RESCUE DOG / AIR RAIDS 2ND WORLD WAR. 9 O'CLOCK FACE: RESCUE DOG / WILLIAM PIT DISASTER / AUGUST 1947 12 O'CLOCK: LED BY CIVIL DEFENCE / THROUGH LONDON / IN / THE VICTORY PARADE / JUNE 1946. 3 O'CLOCK FACE: JET BELONGED / TO MANKIND / AND NEVER FAILED.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Animal Memorials
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Pedestal
    Measurements: depth 680 MM, height 1210 MM, width 760 MM
    Materials: Stone
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
LIVERPOOL CITY COUNCIL
Reference
  • See file reference YDX 547 at Whitehaven Archive Centre

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