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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)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 25 June 1916
    Attended by: 18th Earl of Derby
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
15664

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Current location

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

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

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Description
BRASS PLAQUE SET INTO A MARBLE BASE WHICH IN TURN IS SET INTO THE WALL. WHOLE IS SURROUNDED BY STONE MOULDINGS. INCISED INSCRIPTION. The BADGE OF THE LIVERPOOL PALS BATTALION is IN RELIEF AT THE TOP CENTRE OF THE PLAQUE AND the BADGE OF THE KING'S (LIVERPOOL REGIMENT) IS AT THE BASE CENTRE OF THE PLAQUE. EACH IS FLANKED BY A RELIEF DESIGN WHICH IS HARD TO DISTINGUISH FROM THE PHOTO
Inscription
TO THE MEMORY OF / HENRY CURRIE / WAINWRIGHT / LIEUTENANT 17T (SERVICE) / BATTN. THE KING'S (LIVERPOOL / REGT.) (1ST CITY) WHO DIED / 5TH FEBY. 1916 FROM WOUNDS / RECEIVED IN ACTION THE / PREVIOUS DAY AT MARICOURT / FRANCE AND WAS BURIED / IN THE ENGLISH CEMETERY / AT AMIENS. AGED 33 YEARS. / THIS TABLET WAS ERECTED BY HIS BROTHER OFFICERS.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Wainwright, Henry Currey
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, regiment, manner of death, date of death, place of death, place of burial
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other

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