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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Manchester
Town
Manchester
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Lost
WM Reference
25397
Previous locations
  • Formerly M Hurst and Co Ltd
    Canada House
    Chepstow Street South
    Manchester
    Manchester
    Greater Manchester
    M1 5FW
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SJ 83943 97668
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Illuminated address with a border decorated with flags. Royal arms depicted in lower centre and portaits of the firm's directors depicted in centre above inscription.
Inscription
TO THE DIRECTORS OF MESSRS/ M. HURST & CO./ LIMITED/ We, the undermentioned EX-SERVICEMEN/ & EMPLOYEES OF THIS FIRM, on behalf of/ ourselves, and of our comrades who have made/ the supreme sacrifice, desire to place on record our/ appreciation of the thoughtful kindness and consid-/ eration you rendered to us and our dependents/ during our period of service with HM Forces./ Further, we who have been spared to return to civilian life/ deeply appreciate the fulfilment of your promises made/ to us. We are confident that few firms can show a record/ such as yours, and we are pleased to offer you this token of/ our sincere thanks and goodwill./ Our one regret - and a most sincere one - is that our former/ Governing Director, the late FRED MOXON HURST,/ and our Director, the late EDWARD LOWE, are not now/ with us, to join in the receipt of this expression of our esteem/ and regard./ Our earnest wish is that the future may be full of happiness/ for you individually, and of propsperity for the firm./ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bewler, W
Blasdale, J H
Brimble, J
Carr, A
Craindeed, H
Day, J
Farthing, E
Featheringcote, A
Fetty, P
Flaher, D K
See details for all 32 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 32
    Served and returned: 30
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initals of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Condition
History
2012: Location of memorial unknown, after consulting with current occupiers of Canada House. 1954: Firm closed.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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