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Memorial details

Memorial type
Clock or clock tower
District
Wirral
Town
Birkenhead
County
Merseyside
Country
England
Commemoration
20th Century Wars (1900-1999)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2459
Current location

At Rock Ferry
308
St Paul and St Lukes Church
Old Chester Road
Birkenhead
Wirral
Merseyside
CH42 3XQ
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 32528 86838
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Tower clock with tablet on buttress
Inscription
THE TOWER CLOCK WA/ERECTED BY HIS CHILDREN/IN MEMORY OF/EDWARD GEORGE MASON/LATE OF SAXENHURST ROCK FERRY/JUSTICE OF THE PEACE/AND FREEMAN OF THE/BOROUGH OF BIRKENHEAD/FOR MANY YEARS A/WORSHIPPER IN THIS CHURCH/DIED JANUARY 16 1934/IN JUDGEMENT JUST,/TO DUTY FAITHFUL/1936/BONAE/MEMORIAE/DESMOND EDWARD BELL/PILOT OFFICER RAF/LOST OFF GAZA PALESTINE 12 SEPT 1938 AGED 24 YEARS/GRANDSON OF THE ABOVE E G MASON.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • 20th Century Wars (1900-1999)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Clock
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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