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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)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11th September 1920
    Attended by: Lord Colwyn
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
16000
Current location

Manchester College
Shena Simon Campus
Corner of Whitworth Street and Chorlton Street
Manchester
Manchester
Greater Manchester
M1 3WF
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 84487 97808
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Belle Vue Sports Centre
    later Belle Vue Sports Village
    Longsight
    Manchester
    Greater Manchester
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
MASSIVE CARVING IN ARTS AND CRAFTS STYLE. BORDER ON ALL SIDES. 27MM WIDE WITH OAK AND LAUREL LEAVES AND SIX SQUARE BOSSES IN ROSE STYLE.INSCRIPTIONS DEEPLY CARVED,NAMES IN GOLD. 270MM WIDE TROPHY OF ARMS IN CENTRE OF BASE LINE CONSISTING OF SHIELDS, CROSSED SWORDS AND TIN HAT.
Inscription
MEMORIAL/ TO THE OLD BOYS OF THE CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES)/ ET VIRTUTEM...ET MUSAS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, Robert
Ashton, Colin
Aspinall, Thomas
Baker, Benjamin
Baker, George
Barnett, Charles T
Batty, John P
Bedford, Robert H
Berry, Robert C
Bickerton, Norman
See details for all 160 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 160
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 160
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 1250MM, width 1800MM
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
History
SOME DAMAGE FROM TIME IN STORAGE AT SPORTS CENTRE (WREATH AND CITY ARMS MISSING FROM THE TOP). HOWEVER, IS WELL CARED FOR NOW AND IS DUE TO BE RESTORED CLEANED AND REPOSITIONED WITH COMMEMORATIVE PLAQUES BELONGING TO THE SCHOOL.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
EDUCATION DEPARTMENT AND COLLEGE AUTHORITIES

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