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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), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 21st May 1951
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Rededicated
    Date: 4th November 2001
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: 21st May 1951
    Attended by: DEAN OF LIVERPOOL
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
20163
Current location

INSTITUTE FOR PERFORMING ARTS
Mount St
Liverpool
Liverpool
Merseyside
L1 9HF
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 370 910
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
FOUR WW1 PLAQUES FLANKED BY TWO WW2 PLAQUES SET TOGETHER WITH WOOD PANELS TO FILL EXTRA SPACE AND ADJACENT SMALL PLAQUE EXPLAINING HISTORY OF THE MEMORIAL BROKEN FLAT PEDIMENT WITH LAUREL WREATHS IN RELIEF TOPPING WW1 PLAQUES, LAUREL WREATHS IN RELIEF AT TOP OF WW2 PLAQUES AND SCROLL TOPPED COLUMNS IN RELIEF FORMING BORDERS BETWEEN ALL PLAUQES
Inscription
WW1 PLAQUE: ON THESE TABLETS ARE RECORDED THE NAMES OF MEMBERS OF THIS SCHOOL WHO DIED IN THE WAR 1914-1918 (NAMES) WW2 PLAQUES: 1939 1945/ (NAMES) ADDITIONAL PLAQUE UNDERNEATH: THE MEN AND WOMEN WHO HAVE GONE BEFORE US HAVE TAUGHT US HOW TO LIVE/ AND HOW TO DIE. WE ARE THE HEIRS OF THE AGES, THE AGES THAT HAVE FOUGHT/ AGAINST THE ODDS AND THOSE WHO HAVE GIVEN THEIR LIVES FOR US. SEPARATE PLAQUE TO RIGHTHAND SIDE: THESE WAR MEMORIALS COMMEMORATE THE FORMER PUPILS AND STAFF/ OF THE LIVERPOOL INSTITUTE FOR BOYS WHO DIED IN ACTION IN THE FIRST AND SECOND WORLD WARS./ THE MEMORIALS WERE REMOVED WHEN THE SCHOOL CLOSED IN 1985/ AND WERE SUBSEQUENTLY SEPARATED AND DAMAGED./ A GROUP OF INTERESTED INDIVIDUALS HAS OVERSEEN THEIR RESTORATION/ AND REINSTATEMENT IN A PLACE OF HONOUR WITHIN THE LIVERPOOL INSTITIUTE/ FOR PERFORMING ARTS - JUST A FEW YARDS FROM THEIR ORIGINAL LOCATION./ IN ADDITION TO THE INDIVIDUALS INVOLVED IN THE RESTORATION OF THE/ WAR MEMORIALS THANKS GO TO LIVERPOOL CITY COUNCIL'S EDUCATION DEPARTMENT,/ LIVERPOOL ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN TRUST AND DAVID HALLIWELL OF CADGRANGE LTD./ A REDEDICATION CEREMONY FOR THE LIVERPOOL INSTITUTE WAR MEMORIALS/ TOOK PLACE ON THE 4TH NOVEMBER 2001.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adcock, H M
Alder, F D
Apalyras, F P
Arkinstall, C H
Ashton, E H
Atkinson, T C
Austin, E G
Bagnall, H G
Ball, E
Ball, W A
See details for all 366 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 534
    Served and returned: 267
    Died: 267
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,decorations
    Order of information: surname,decorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 166
    Served and returned: 83
    Died: 83
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal, Brass
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Panelling
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
History
WHEN THE INSTITUTE SCHOOL WAS CLOSED THE PLAQUES WERE REMOVED FROM THE BUILDING AND LATER FOUND IN THE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT BASEMENT AND A SECOND HAND FURNITURE STORE FROM WHERE THEY WERE REMOVED FOR RESTORATION THEN REINSTATED TO THE ORIGINAL BUILDING
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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