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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Manchester
Town
Manchester
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
26494

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Current location

Left side wall just inside the entrance from Corporation Street.
Printworks Centre
Withy Grove
Manchester
Manchester
Greater Manchester
M4 3AJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 84060 98789
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Thomsom House
    Withy Grove
    Manchester

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Rectangular cast bronze plaque with a nowy head. Art deco leaf border with a wreath and banner below the nowy head. Similar in design, wording, and decoration to that of the WW1 Hulton plaque (WMR 25923) which it sits alongside.
Inscription
ROLL/ OF/ HONOUR/ 1939 - 1945/ TO THE GLORIOUS AND UNDYING/ MEMORY OF THE MEMBERS/ OF THE STAFF OF/ KELMSLEY NEWSPAPERS LTD./ MANCHESTER OFFICE/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ (NAMES)/ BRANCH OFFICES/ (NAMES)/ THEY HAVE FOUGHT A GOOD FIGHT: THEY HAVE FINISHED/ THEIR COURSE: THEY HAVE KEPT THE FAITH
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barker, T H
Barlow, S
Beaumont, A W
Bradshaw, A W
Burgess, C
Burrows, T
Carpenter, A
Chadwick, J
Clayton, G
Cleaton, J B S
See details for all 39 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 39
    Served and returned: 40
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, occupation, initials of forenames
    Order of information: Occupation THEN surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 1200MM, width 900MM
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
MIRROR GROUP NEWSPAPERS

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