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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Liverpool
Town
West Derby Village
County
Merseyside
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Bowman and Sons, MR CHARLES M OLDRID SCOTT
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 18th June 1921
    Attended by: Bishop of Liverpool
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
52709
Current location

Town Row entrance to Croxteth Country Park
6-18 Town Row
West Derby Village
Liverpool
Merseyside
L12 5HW
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 39696 93250
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
CROSS WITH FOUR PLAQUES FOR WW1 IN FRONT WITH WW2 PLAQUE ON WALL BEHIND CROSS: FOUR SHIELDS CARVED IN STONE ON ALTERNATE FACES OF BASE BEARING EMBLEM OF ST ANDREW, ST PATRICK, ST GEORGE AND HERALDIC WELSH DRAGON WW2 PLAQUE: DECORATIVE ENAMEL BORDER EMBODYING ROSE, THISTLE, SHAMROCK, DAFFODIL AND ENAMEL SHIELDS AT EACH CORNER FOR ST GEORGE, ST PATRICK, ST ANDREW AND WELSH DRAGON (MISSING)
Inscription
CROSS: GREAT WAR 1914-1919/ (NAMES) WW2 PLAQUE ON ADJACENT WALL: 1939-1946/ TO THE MEMORY OF MEN WOMEN AND CHILDREN OF WEST DERBY WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN THE WORLD WAR/ WE SHALL REMEMBER THEM (EXACT LINE BREAKS UNKNOWN)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Acton, Charles
Acton, Charles
Allen, Peracy
Allen, Percy J
Almond, Arthur
Almond, Arthur
Almond, John
Almond, John
Anderson, Robert H
Anderson, Robert H
See details for all 252 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 250
    Served and returned: 125
    Died: 125
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • 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
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth C 4FT 6IN, height 22FT 8IN, width C 4FT 6IN
    Materials: Stone
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
History
CLEANED AND RENOVATED 1982
Costs

Site: 10 S

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private,public
Responsibility
TRUSTEES OF WEST DERBY DISTRICT WAR MEMORIAL

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