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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Salford
Town
Salford
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 21 July 1923
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
26182
Current location

Salford Local History Library
Salford Museum and Art Gallery
Peel Park
The Crescent
Salford
Salford
Greater Manchester
M5 4WU
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 82062 98750
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Patricroft Steam Shed (site of Lyntown Industrial Estate)
    Canalbank
    Patricroft
    Salford
    Greater Manchester
    M30
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SJ 760 980
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Rectangular plaque on backboard with inscription in relief
Inscription
THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ THIS TABLET IS A TOKEN OF APPRECIATION OF THE SERVICE GIVEN/ BY THE 128 MEN OF THE PATRICROFT STEAM SHED/ WHO FOUGHT IN PRACTICALLY ALL THEATRES OF THE WAR/ AND IS IN PROUD AND IMPERISHABLE MEMORY OF THE UNDERMENTIONED MEN/ WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE/ (Names)/ "Forget us not, O Land for which we fell/ May it go well with ENGLAND, still go well./ Keep her proud banners without blot or stain/ Lest we may dream that we have died in vain."
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barrow, Thomas
Barton, Wm David
Bebington, James
Brittain, Leonard
Coope, Samuel
Cowin, John
Francis, Fred
Gerrard, William
Gottam, George
Hughes, Hugh
See details for all 27 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 27
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 27
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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