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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Manchester
Town
Manchester
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
15982
Current location

Museum store
103
National Museum of Labour History
Princess Street
Manchester
Manchester
Greater Manchester
M1 6DD
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 84216 97821
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Burgess
    Ledward & Co. Ltd
    Manchester Road
    Walkden
    Manchester
    Greater Manchester
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
On elaborate carved mount. Wooden trophy of honour consisting of wreath fasces and palm leaves at the centre top of the mount.
Inscription
BURGESS LEDWARD AND CO. LTD/ WARDLEY MILLS, WALKDEN/ DYE HOUSE DEPARTMENT/ THIS TABLET WAS ERECTED BY THE EMPLOYEES/ AND THE FIRM, IN HONOURED MEMORY OF/ (NAMES)/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT EUROPEAN WAR 1914 - 1919/ WE ARE THE DEAD/ TO YOU, WITH FAILING HANDS, WE THROW/ THE TORCH: BE YOURS TO HOLD IT TIGHT/ IF YE BREAK FAITH WITH US WHO DIE/ WE SHALL NOT SLEEP
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, T
Barnaby, G E
Booth, J
Catterall, S
Darlington, S
Dorning, H
Mcwilliams, J
Stringfellow, J
Young, A
See details for all 9 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: height 1090MM, width 1070MM
    Materials: Wood
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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