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Memorial details

Memorial type
Mosaic or mural
District
St Helens
Town
Ormskirk
County
Merseyside
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
53100
Current location

ORMSKIRK STREET UNITED REFORMED CHURCH
Ormskirk St
Ormskirk
St Helens
Merseyside
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 410 080
Denomination: United Reformed

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Previous locations
  • CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH
    Ormskirk St
    St Helens
    Merseyside
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
MOSAIC OF ST GEORGE PREVIOUSLY FLANKED BY MARBLE PANELS OF NAMES AND INSCRIPTION BUT NOW MOUNTED TO WALL BESIDE SIMPLE BRASS PLAQUE INSCRIPTION LOST MARBLE TABLETS OF WW1 NAMES WERE SURROUNDED BY BORDER WITH GEOMETRIC PATTERN AND TOPPED BY ARCHITECTURAL DETAILS AT TOP INCLUDING CORNICED PEDIMENT AND SEMI CIRCULAR STRUCTURE WITH BADGE
Inscription
BRASS PLAQUE: IN HONOURED MEMORY/ OF ALL MEMBERS OF THIS CHURCH/ WHO HAVE DIED IN THE SERVICE OF/ THEIR COUNTRY AND OF MANKIND. LOST WW1 TABLET: THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE/ (NAMES)/ IN HONOURED/ AND GRATEFUL MEMORY OF/ BRAVE MEN, WHO FOR NOBLE IDEALS,/ LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bates, Joseph
Birtles, William
Burgess, Edward
Burgess, William
Critchley, George E
Denton, William
Dickson, Angus
Edmundson, Harry
Fellowes, Frank
Frost, James A
See details for all 51 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 102
    Served and returned: 51
    Died: 51
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Mosaic
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Ceramic
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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