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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Stockport
Town
Stockport
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
15919
Current location

MOUNTED OVER THE DOOR OF THE WEST ENTRANCE TO THE SCHOOL HALL
ST THOMAS PRIMARY SCHOOL
Marriot St
Stockport
Stockport
Greater Manchester
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 890 900
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • ST THOMAS DAY SCHOOL (OLD)
    Stockport
    Stockport
    Greater Manchester
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SJ 890 900
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
BRASS PLAQUE MOUNTED ONTO AN WOOD BOARD WITH ROUNDED PEDIMENT-STYLE TOP. INSCRIPTION IN BLACK WITH CAPITAL LETTERS IN RED CARVED WREATH ON EACH SIDE OF THE PLAQUE
Inscription
1914 1919 / ST THOMAS' DAY SCHOOL, STOCKPORT / TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN AFFECTIONATE REMEMBRANCE OF THE / SCHOLARS WHO NOBLY SACRIFICED THEIR LIVES IN THE / GREAT WAR / (NAMES) / THEY FOUGHT TO SAVE THEIR COUNTRY / AND HOMES FROM GREAT PERIL
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 144
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 144
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
SCHOOL AUTHORITIES

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