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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Liverpool
Town
Wavertree
County
Merseyside
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
HERBERT TYSON SMITH
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1940
Current location

48
Holy Trinity Church
Church Road
Wavertree
Liverpool
Merseyside
L15 9EQ
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 39230 89021
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
TALL STYLISED CROSS WITH TAPERING SHAFT, WITH FLANKING DRAPED FEMALE FIGURES ON PEDESTAL. WHOLE IS SET UPON A BROAD SLANTED BASE AND PAVED AREA.
Inscription
WEST FACE: TO THE / ENDURING MEMORY / OF WAVERTREE MEN / WHO LAID DOWN . THEIR LIVES IN THE / GREAT WAR EAST FACE: 1914 1919 PRO PATRIA / 1939 1945
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
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: Undefined
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • WAR MEMORIAL AT HOLY TRINITY CHURCH YARD
  • 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
History
GRAFETTI IS ON THE NAMES ON THE RAMPS
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • WAR MEMORIALS by WHITTICK, A 82 Source: Image Library NIWM Published:COUNTRY LIFE 1946 LONDON

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