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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
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
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 26
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 26
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    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: Undefined
    Order of information: surname
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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