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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
St Helens
Town
Rainford
County
Merseyside
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Messrs Stott and Prescott (Designer)
Messrs Stott and Prescott (Founder / Foundry)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: January 1921
    Attended by: Lt Col Norman Pilkington DSO
  • Rededicated
    Date: 1 September 1998
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
53094
Current location

Rainford E-Serviocemen's Memorial Club and British Legion HQ
Crosspit La
Rainford
St Helens
Merseyside
WA11 8AJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 48011 00961
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Rainford School
    Crosspit La
    Rainford
    St Helens
    Merseyside
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Black painted bronze plaque with raised gilded inscription and wooden frame. Patte crosses at each corner.
Inscription
RAINFORD C.E. SCHOOL - ROLL OF HONOUR/ 1914/ DIED FOR KING AND COUNTRY/ 1919/ "THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE"/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, J S
Ashcroft, T
Ashurst, W
Barnes, A
Barnes, H
Beck, G
Beck, H
Birch, H
Birch, T
Birchall, G
See details for all 129 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 155
    Served and returned: 131
    Died: 24
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,occupation,additional
    Order of information: additional,rank,occupation
Components
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Memorial: £164

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Details: The Headmaster, William Robert Graham organised the plaque and he also served and is named on the lower right side of the plaque, together with his two sons Vivian Horace and Reginald Gordon who were in the Canadian Expeditionary Force.

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