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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Salford
Town
Ordsall
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: February 1918
    Attended by: SIR MONTAGUE BARLOW KBE, MP
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
26193
Current location

Regent Square
Ordsall
Salford
Greater Manchester
M5 3RP
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 81946 97731
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Royal British Legion Club
    Robert Hall Street
    Ordsall
    Salford
    Greater Manchester
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SJ 810 970
    Denomination: Undefined
  • Regent Square
    Ordsall
    Salford
    Greater Manchester
    M5 3RP
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SJ 81946 97731
    Denomination: Undefined
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Description
OBELISK ENCLOSED BY GATED RAILINGS AND SET WITHIN A PLOT OF GRASS
Inscription
GATES: 1914-1918/ 1939-1945/WE WILL REMEMBER THEM PLINTH: TO THOSE WHO ARE CLEANSED OF BASE DESIRE, SORROW, AND LUST AND SHAME/ GOD IS FOR THEY KNEW THE HEARTS OF MEN/ MEN FOR THEY STOOPED TO FAME/ROLL OF HONOUR TO MEN OF REGENT SQUARE DISTRICT/ WHO ANSWERED THE CALL OF/ KING AND COUNTRY/ IN THE WAR FOR THE WORLD'S FREEDOM/ ERECTED BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION/ FEBRUARY 1918/ KILLED IN ACTION/[names] SERVED/[names]
Inscription legible?
no
Names on memorial
Ackerley, H
Ackerley, P
Ackerley, S
Ackerley, W
Aldridge, W
Allman, J
Anderson, J
Anderson, T
Anlesark, J H
Anlesark, W
See details for all 279 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 279
    Served and returned: 234
    Died: 45
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, regiment, initials of forenames, rank
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: height 2000MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
1978: Bottom two steps and decorative crown were reported missing - all three were eventually found and the memorial was sent to the Royal British Legion where it was rebuilt in the carpark.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference

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