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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Bury
Town
Bury
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Sir Edwin Lutyens
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 25 Apr 1922
    Attended by: Lieut General Sir H De Beauvoir De Lisle KCB KCMG DSO
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3244
Current location

Outside the new Fusilier Museum and Regimental headquarters
Gallipoli Garden
Moss Street
Bury
Bury
Greater Manchester
BL9 0EU
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 80325 10673
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • outside barracks
    Welligton Barracks
    Bury
    Bury
    Greater Manchester
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SD 800 100
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Tall thin obelisk on square plinth and circular two stepped base Wreath and regimental cap badge on front face. Stone enameled flags mounted on each side
Inscription
MCM/XIV/+/MCM/XIX/TO THE/LANCASHIRE FULSILIERS/THEIR/DEEDS AND SACRIFICES/FOR/KING AND COUNTRY/MCMXXXIX/+/MCMXLV/
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    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: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: height 4150 mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 5100 mm, height 2700 mm, width 5100 mm
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • War Memorial to the Lancashire Fusiliers, Gallipoli Gardens
  • 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
History
2009 November: Gallipoli Garden was previously known as Sparrow Park. 2009 April: Memorial moved to new location at The Fusilier Museum. 2008 February: A petition was launched to prevent the memorial being moved from its original location at Wellington Barracks.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Corporate

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