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Memorial details

Memorial type
Serviceman / Servicewoman
District
Liverpool
Town
Liverpool
County
Merseyside
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
FRANCIS DERWENT WOOD
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: C1949
    Attended by: EARL (17TH) OF DERBY
  • Unveiled
    Date: 5 April 1922
    Attended by: FIELD MARSHAL THE EARL HAIG KT GCB OM GCVO KCIE
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2339
Current location

The International Cotton Association
Walker House
Exchange Passage West
Liverpool
Liverpool
Merseyside
L2 3YL
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 34121 90550
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Courtyard
    entry via Old Hall Street
    Cotton Exchange Building
    Old Hall Street And Edmund Street
    Liverpool
    Liverpool
    Merseyside
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SD 340 170
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Statue of soldier is a life-size representation in bronze of a British soldier of the First World War in full uniform and equipment, advancing his rifle at the port. There is a nearby plaque and roll of honour plus second copy of roll of honour in other location Bronze plaque has a decorative borderand gold lettering Plastic roll of honour is black writing on yellowed background without ornamentation Paper roll of honour is framed in wood and has colour illumination at the top with union jack and other flags plus crown and 1914-1918/1939-1945 scrolls
Inscription
METAL PLAQUE: 1914-1919/ THIS MEMORIAL/ WAS UNVEILED BY/ FIELD-MARSHAL/ EARL HAIG/ OF BEMERSYDE/ 5TH APRIL 1922 PLASTIC ROLL OF HONOUR: THIS PLAQUE RECORDS THE NAMES OF THOSE MEN WHO/ WENT FROM THE LIVERPOOL COTTON ASSOCIATION TO THE/ GREAT WAR 1914-1918 AND TO THE WORLD WAR 1939-1945/ AND DIED FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN DEFENCE OF/ LIBERTY AND JUSTICE/ 1914-1918 / (Names)/ 1939-1945 / (Names)/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE FRAMED ILLUMINATED ROLL OF HONOUR: THE NAMES HERE RECORDED ARE OF THOSE MEN WHO WENT FROM/ THE LIVERPOOL COTTON ASSOCIATION/ TO THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ AND DIED FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN/ DEFENCE OF LIBERTY AND JUSTICE/ 1914-1918/ (NAMES)/ 1939-1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Addison, R
Alcock, H
Allmark, W
Almond, J S
Alsop, L
Alty, R
Asbury, R
Ashcroft, J
Bailey, J O
Banks, T B
See details for all 358 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 358
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 358
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, initials
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 65
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 65
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, initials
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 610, width 1220
    Materials: Bronze
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Figure
    Measurements: height 1800, width 800
    Materials: Bronze
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Paper, Synthetic Material
Listing information
  • The Liverpool Cotton Association War Memorial
  • 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
2013: International Cotton Association moved to new premises at Walker House and relocated memorial. 2013, Aug: International Cotton Association (formerly the Liverpool Cotton Association) is in the process of relocating the memorial to a more prominent location. A new plaque has been commissioned to consolidate the content of the two current plaques. A BAYONET FORMED PART OF THE ORIGINAL DESIGN BUT AFTER MANY HAD BEEN REMOVED NO FURTHER REPLACEMENT WAS MADE RECENT PHOTOGRAPH SUGGESTS THAT METAL PLAQUE MAY HAVE BEEN PAINTED SINCE ORIGINAL RECORD SUBMITTED TO US.
Costs

Memorial: c £4,000

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Corporate

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