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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Liverpool
Town
Sefton Park
County
Merseyside
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 23rd January 1916
    Attended by: Bishop of Liverpool
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
15662
Current location

8
Christ Church
Linnet Lane
Sefton Park
Liverpool
Merseyside
L17 3BG
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 37021 87997
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
ORNATE BRASS CROSS SET INTO A MARBLE BASE. A BRASS PLAQUE WITH DEDICATORY INSCRIPTION IS BELOW IT. WHOLE IS SURROUNDED BY STONE MOULDINGS ORNATE FILGREE DESIGN CROSS WITH SWORD STRAPED TO IT. IHS IS ON A RED BACKGROUND IN THE CENTRE OF THE ARMS OF THE CROSS
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF / THOMAS WILSON WILSON / LIEUT: 6TH (RIFLE) BN: THE KING'S (LIVERPOOL REGT:) / AND CAPT: CHRIST'S CHURCH LADS' BRIGADE, / WHO WAS KILLED IN ACTION NEAR YPRES, FLANDERS, / MAY 5TH. 1915, AGED 23 YEARS 11 MONTHS.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Wilson, Thomas Wilson
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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