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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Islington
Town
Islington
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
24752
Current location

Kings Place
90
The Guardian News and Media Archive
York Way
Islington
Islington
Greater London
N1 9GU
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 30374 83451
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • In storage
    Evening News Transport Facility
    Salford
    Salford
    Greater Manchester
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SJ 790 980
    Denomination: Undefined
  • Original Offices
    Cross Street
    Manchester
    Manchester
    Greater Manchester
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SJ 830 980
    Denomination: Undefined
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Description
Nowy headed carved oak board divided into four sections. The upper section, set within the nowy head, contains the gold embossed names carved within a wreath. Below this is a convex headed section with the dedicatory inscription carved in relief within it. Either side of it are the final two sections which list the names of those who served. The whole board is framed by a relief carved laurel, oak leaf and acorn garland.
Inscription
Centre section: (Names)/ FALLEN/ ROLL/ OF HONOUR/ STAFF OF THE / MANCHESTER GUARDIAN/ 1914 WAR 1919 Left and right hand sides: (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Armstrong, H
Ashcroft, J
Baker, N
Barber, W
Barrett, A
Beard, S
Beevers, J G
Benson, W
Bergin, J
Berry, S
See details for all 128 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 128
    Served and returned: 116
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,additional
    Order of information: additional,surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
History
c2006: Restored and moved to the Guardian Archive for display.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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