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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Liverpool
Town
Liverpool
County
Merseyside
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
26383
Current location

In the Banking Hall
4
Barclays Bank
Water Street
Liverpool
Liverpool
Merseyside
L69 2DU
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 34142 90462
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
TABLETS MOUNTED IN THE WALL ABOVE A LARGE RECTANGULAR BLOCK OF MARBLE THAT FORMS A TABLE AS WELL AS HOUSING A GLASS TOPPED CASE FOR THE BOOK OF REMEMBRANCE. ROUND PLAQUE CARVED IN RELIEF IN CENTRE OF FRONT FACE SHOWING A SOLDIER IN ROMAN UNIFORM WITH HEAD BOWED SURROUNDED BY A BORDER OF LAUREL
Inscription
TOP TABLET: THIS ROLL IS GRATEFULLY DEDICATED BY/ THE PROPRIETORS OF MARTINS BANK LIMITED/ TO THE MEMORY OF THOSE MEMBERS OF/ THE STAFF WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE/ GREAT WAR 1914-1919 AND TO THOSE WHO/ SERVED UNDER ARMS IN THE COMMON CAUSE BOTTOM TABLET: ALSO TO THE MEMORY OF THOSE MEMBERS/ OF THE STAFF WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR 1939-1945 CASE: THEY WERE A WALL UNTO US BOTH BY NIGHT AND DAY TITLE PAG EOF BOOK: SERVICE ROLL/ OF/ MARTINS BANK/ COMPRISING/ BANK OF LIVERPOOL/ MARTINS BANK/ COCKS, BUDDULPH & CO./ PALATINE BANK/ HALIFAX COMMERCIAL BANKING CO./ CATTLE TRADE BANK/ EQUITABLE BANK/ LANCASHIRE & YORKSHIRE BANK/ COMPILED IN THE CENTENARY YEAR OF THE BANK, 1931.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Case
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
  • Martins Bank Building
  • Grade II*
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Corporate

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