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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Liverpool
Town
Edge Hill
County
Merseyside
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Lost
WM Reference
15814
Previous locations
  • Building demolished around 1952
    HEADQUARTERS BUILDING
    Edge La
    Edge Hill
    Liverpool
    Merseyside
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SJ 360 890
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
LARGE TABLET BUILT INTO THE SIDE OF THE WALL. DEDICATORY INSCRIPTION IS IN THE CENTRE AND IS FLANKED BY TWO COLUMNS WITH BATTLE HONOURS ON THEM BADGE OF THE ROYAL ARTILLERY CARVED IN RELIEF IN THE UPPER CENTRE PART OF THE TABLET
Inscription
IN MEMORY / OF OFFICERS / NON-COMMISSIONED / OFFICERS AND MEN / OF THE FIRST, SECOND / AND THIRD LINES OF / THE 4TH WEST LANCS / (HOWITZER) BRIGADE / ROYAL FIELD ARTILLERY / WHO FELL IN THE / GREAT WAR / 1914 1919 / THEY WIN OR DIE WHO WEAR THE ROSE OF LANCASHIRE LEFT OF MAIN INSCRIPTION: SOMME / 1916 / WHYTSCHAETE / MESSINES / 1917 / YPRES / 1917 RIGHT OF MAIN INSCRIPTION: CAMBRAI / 1917 / GIVENCHY / FESTUBERT / 1918 / LA BASSE / TOURNAI / 1918
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: Undefined
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Condition
History
THE MEMORIAL DISAPPEARED WHEN THE HEADQUARTERS WERE REBUILT IN 1952. OTHER MEMORIALS AND ARTIFACTS FROM THIS HQ WENT TO THE RA BARRACKS AT AIGBURTH RD, AIGBURTH
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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