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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Liverpool
Town
Sefton Park
County
Merseyside
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
15663
Current location

CHRIST CHURCH
Linnet La
Sefton Park
Liverpool
Merseyside
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 370 870
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
ORNATE BRASS TABLET SURMOUNTED BY A CROSS. WHOLE IS SET INTO A MARBLE BASE WHICH IN TURN IS SET INTO THE WALL WITH STONE MOULDINGS AROUND IT. INCISED INSCRIPTION IN BLACK LETTERING ORNATE WHEEL CROSS AT THE TOP OF THE PLAQUE. BORDER AROUND THE EDGE OF THE PLAQUE A SHIELD AT THE BASE CORNERS. MINIATURE OFFICERS SWORD AND THE BADGE OF THE LIVERPOOL RIFLES IN RELIEF AT THE BASE OF THE PLAQUE
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF / WILLIAM JAMES JONES L.L.B. / LIEUT. 6TH RIFLE BATT: THE KING'S L-POOL REGT. / KILLED NEAR ARRAS WHEN IN COMMAND / OF A TRENCH RAID JUNE 28TH 1916 / AGED 23 YEARS / FALLING TO THE MOMENT HIS TASK WAS SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED. / HE RESTS NEAR BEAUMETX CEMETERY FRANCE. / PRO DEO PRO PATRIA
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Jones, William James
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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
  • Plaque
    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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