At present no image of this war memorial is available for online display. If you have a photograph of this war memorial, please send it to for inclusion on the Register. The image will be credited to yourself and free for reuse for non-commercial purposes by others under the IWM Non Commercial Licence.

Memorial details

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

    OS Grid Ref: SJ 83943 97668
    Denomination: Undefined
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.
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?
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
  • 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
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
2012: Location of memorial unknown, after consulting with current occupiers of Canada House. 1954: Firm closed.
Trust fund/Scholarship
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

This information is made available under a Creative Commons BY-NC licence.

This means you may reuse it for non-commercial purposes only and must attribute it to us using the following statement:

© WMR-25397

For queries, please contact