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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Liverpool
Town
Liverpool
County
Merseyside
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 17-12-1920
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
15847
Current location

ON THE OUTSIDE WALL ON EITHER SIDE OF THE ENTRANCE
JOHN MOORES UNIVERSITY
7 Myrtle Street
Liverpool
Liverpool
Merseyside
L7 7DP
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 35850 89780
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Two tablets flanking the doorway. Left tablet dedicated to WW1 casualties and right tablet dedicated to WW2 causalities. inscribed capital lettering
Inscription
THE LIVERPOOL/ SHELTERING HOMES/ THESE TABLETS ARE ERECTED TO/ THE ENDURING MEMORY OF OLD BOYS/ OF THIS HOME WHO CAME OVER WITH/ CANADIAN DIVISIONS AND LAID/ DOWN THEIR LIVES AT THE CALL OF/ TRUTH AND HONOUR IN THE/ GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919/ (NAMES) BY THE SOUL ONLY THE NATIONS/ SHALL BE GREAT AND FREE. WORDSWORTH
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Albert, Bourne
Albert, Hapgood
Alfred, Baker
Alfred, Hughes
Brereton, W M
Coker, George F
Doherty, Fred A
Dominey, W M
Elijah, Adkins
Ellison, John A
See details for all 73 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 31
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 31
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • FORMER LIVERPOOL SHELTERING HOME, 1 SUGNALL STREET AND 2A MYRTLE STREET (INCLUDING BOUNDARY WALL, RAILINGS AND GATE PIERS)
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Corporate
Reference
  • Article: 'British Home Child Page - From Canadian Stories, October/November 2010, Vol 13., No 75. Additional information can also be found at the official directory - Liverpool Street Directory

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