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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Warrington
Town
Warrington
County
Cheshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 18th May 1923
    Attended by: Mr John Beckley
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
42931
Current location

Warrington Museum and Art Gallery
Bold Street
Warrington
Warrington
Cheshire
WA1 1DR
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 60458 87970
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • In Annex to Council Offices
    Town Hall
    Bath Street
    Warrington
    Warrington
    Cheshire
    WA1 1UH
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SJ 600 887
    Denomination: Undefined
  • Lancashire Steel
    Bewsey Road
    Warrington
    Warrington
    Cheshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SJ 600 887
    Denomination: Undefined
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Description
Large bronze plaque of five panels set in granite. Wooden surround with embossed lettering. Four panels of names, two either side of central panel which bears inscription. Laurel wreath in relief at top centre of central panel.
Inscription
(Names) / THIS TABLET IS DEDICATED/ TO THE MEMORY OF OUR MEN/ WHO DIED FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ LEAVING US WHO PASS/ WHERE THEY PASSED AN/ UNDYING EXAMPLE OF/ FAITHFUL AND WILLING SERVICE/ ONE THOUSAND AND/ TWENTY EIGHT MEN FROM/ THESE WORKS JOINED VARIOUS/ BRANCHES OF HIS/ MAJESTY'S FORCES/ THE PEARSON & KNOWLES COAL &/ IRON CO LTD WARRINGTON./ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abrams, Joseph
Algie, Charles
Alllen, James
Amery, John J
Amery, Walter
Andrew, Archibald
Armitage, John
Armitage, Thomas
Austin, Charles
Bailey, Charles
See details for all 111 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 111
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 111
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height c750mm, width c2250mm
    Materials: Bronze, Granite, Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Corporate,private
Responsibility
LOCAL COUNCIL
Reference
  • Warrington Guardian 23 May 1923

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