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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Salford
Town
Salford
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 21 December 1921
    Attended by:
  • Rededicated
    Date: 14 November 2010
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
45523
Current location

University of Salford (Peel Building)
The Crescent
Salford
Salford
Greater Manchester
M5 4WX
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 81965 98726
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Salford Grammar School
    Claremont Street
    Salford
    Salford
    Greater Manchester
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
  • Salford Secondary School
    Leaf Square
    Salford
    Salford
    Greater Manchester
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SJ 800 980
    Denomination: Undefined
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Description
Copper Plaque with domed head in wooden frame, which echoes it's shape. The plaque has the insignia of the Old Salfordians Association in the dome and the names are in 4 columns.
Inscription
OLD SALFORDIANS ASSOCIATION/TO THE MEMORY/OF "OLD BOYS" WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES/IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919/[names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anderson, S
Appleton, Henry Ewart
Ashton, George
Barber, John Morton
Barrett, Harold
Broadhurst, Thomas Clifford
Brookes, Herbert
Broome, George Elliott
Butler, Leslie
Carruthers, George Arnold
See details for all 74 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 74
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 74
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, decorations, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Copper
Listing information
Condition
History
Plaque commissioned by former pupils of Salford Secondary School and erected 1921 in School's Leaf Square premises. School became Salford Grammar in 1932 and moved plaque to new premises at Claremont in 1956. Building demolished 2008 and plaque re-erected in Peel Building of University of Salford.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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