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Memorial details

Memorial type
Shrine
District
Sheffield
Town
Sheffield
County
South Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 02nd July 1926
    Attended by: MARQUIS OF CREWE
  • Dedicated
    Date: 02nd July 1926
    Attended by: Bishop of Sheffield
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
27822
Current location

SHEFFIELD UNIVERSITY
Western Bank
Sheffield
Sheffield
South Yorkshire
S10 2TN
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 34108 87293
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
BOOK OF REMEMBRANCE SET IN ELABORATE CASTELLATED STONE SHRINE. EXPLANATORY PLAQUE ON TOP OF SHRINE SHEFFIELD COAT OF ARMS ON FRONT OF SHRINE
Inscription
THIS MEMORIAL WAS DESIGNED BY MR H ST JOHN HARRISON AND UNVEILED/ BY THE MARQUIS OF CREWE ON 2ND JULY 1926. IT CONTAINS A BOOK OF/ REMEMBRANCE IN WHICH ARE INSCRIBED THE NAMES OF THOSE MEMBERS 0F THE/ UNIVERSITY WHO DIED IN THE WARS 1914 - 1918 AND 1939 - 1945/ IT WAS DEDICATED BY THE BISHOP OF SHEFFIELD THE REV. L.H BURROWS ON/ FRIDAY THE 2ND JULY 1926 AT 10:15 AM
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
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Shrine
    Measurements: height 10FT
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • EDGAR ALLEN BUILDING, FIRTH HALL, ROTUNDA AND QUADRANGLE
  • 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

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