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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Reredos or screen
District
Liverpool
Town
Kirkdale
County
Merseyside
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Messrs Shepherd and Bower, Mr WR Burden, Herbert Tyson Smith
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: August 1947
    Attended by: WILLIAM PRINGLE
  • Unveiled
    Date: 20 July 1947
    Attended by: William Pringle, Treasurer
  • Dedicated
    Date: 2 September 1923
    Attended by: Rev Stanley Rogers
  • Unveiled
    Date: 2 September 1923
    Attended by: Rev Stanley Rogers
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
15553
Current location

Westminster Rd URC
Orwell Rd
Kirkdale
Liverpool
Merseyside
L4 1XU
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 35254 93671
Denomination: United Reformed

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Description
Memorial was originally designed asa screen around the pulpit but since the redesign of the church it now forms part of the panelling. Inscription in gold lettering with the names carved onto a central panel below the dedicatory inscription which runs the whole length. WW2 panel was below the the WW1 panel of names
Inscription
TO THE PROUD AND HONOURED MEMORY OF THOSE MEN FROM THIS CONGREGATION WHO FOUGHT AND GAVE THIER LIVES IN THE GREAT WARS / (Names) / 1914 - 1918. / (Names) / 1939 - 1945 (The S was added to WAR in 1947)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barbour, C
Barbour, W
Claekson, W
Clarkson, J
Glew, C W
Harris, L G
Hewitt, W
Higgins, L
Hilton, W
Hocking, J W
See details for all 32 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 26
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 26
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Walnut
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Memorial: £11

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Diaconate Minute Book, Westminster Congregational Church, 11 August 1947: "on July 20/47...the unveiling of the war memorial by our treasurer Mr Pringle was duly recorded in our minutes. Mr James states that the cost of the latter was only £11.0.0 + our treasurer was authorised to forward our sincere thanks to the contractor for his services."

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