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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Liverpool
Town
Walton
County
Merseyside
Country
England
Commemoration
Non-Specific Conflict, Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
52700
Current location

ST FRANCIS DE SALES RC CHURCH
Hale Rd
Walton
Liverpool
Merseyside
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 360 940
Denomination: Roman Catholic

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Description
TALL RECTANGULAR WOODEN BOARD WITH HORIZONTAL BOARD BELOW AND FRAMED PHOTOGRAPHS ADJACENT TOP WOODEN BOARD: TOP EDGE HAS TRIANGLE PEAK AND A CRUCIFIX ATTACHED THEN A LARGE BRASS PLATE BEARING THE REGIMENTAL BADGE AND MOTTO OF THE IRISH GUARDS AND A SHELF ACROSS THE BOTTOM OF THE BOARD LOWER BOARD: HORIZONTAL BOARD OVER SIMILAR SHELF WITH ZIG ZAG PATTERNED EDGING FRAMED PHOTOGRAPHS: THREE COLOURED BADGES ARE INCLUDED AT TOP RIGHT OF FRAMED COMPOSITION OF PHOTOGRAPHS CAPTIONS AND TEXT
Inscription
UPPER BOARD: IRISH GUARDS/ IN MEMORY OF ALL FALLEN COMRADES/ LEST WE FORGET PLAQUE ON WOODEN BOARDS: IRISH GUARDS LOWER BOARD: IF NOT FOR THOSE WHO FOUGHT AND FELL WHAT WOULD LIFE/ HOLD TODAY: THAT WE MIGHT LIVE IN PEACE AND LOVE/ THEY GAVE THEIR YESTERDAY. TOP PICTURE CAPTIONS: IRISH GUARDS NW EUROPE 1944 & 1945/ 3RD BATTALION IRISH GUARDS. KILLED OR DIED OF WOUNDS 270. WOUNDED 737./ THE PHOTOGRAPHS WITH THEIR CAPTIONS/ WERE MADE BY MAJOR G.S. BRODRICK,/ MBE, IRISH GUARDS LOWER PICTURE CAPTION: IRISH GUARDS IN PRAYER BEFORE BATTLE/ THE ORIGINAL DRAWING BY R. CATON WOODVILLE/ REPRODUCED IN THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, NOVEMBER, 1914. PLAQUE ON PICTURES: PRESENTED TO/ THE PARISH OF ST. FRANCIS DE SALES/ BY THE IRISH GUARDS ASSOCIATION
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Non-Specific Conflict
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: Undefined
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: Undefined
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Photograph/s
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Paper
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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