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Memorial details

Memorial type
Tapestry / Needlepoint
District
Wirral
Town
Prenton
County
Merseyside
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
LOCAL CRAFTSMAN (Artist)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
53231
Current location

SHAFTESBURY YOUTH CLUB AND COMMUNITY PROJECT
Mendip Rd
Prenton
Wirral
Merseyside
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 300 860
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • SHAFTESBURY BOYS CLUB
    Birkenhead
    Wirral
    Merseyside
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
SQUARE CROSS-STITCH EMBROIDERED TAPESTRY STRETCHED OVER SIMPLE WOODEN FRAME EMBROIDERED BORDER OF LEAVES AND VOIDED CROSSES. UNION FLAG AT TOP TO LEFT AND ST GEORGE FLAG AT TOP TO RIGHT.
Inscription
SHAFTESBURY BOYS' CLUB/ ROLL OF HONOR/ 1914-1918/ (NAMES)/ THE GREAT WAR./ 630 BOYS JOINED THE NAVY AND ARMY./ 79 LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY./ EDITH E. BICKERSTETH
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ainscough, David
Almond, William
Bennet, William
Bibby, J M
Boyd, Robert C
Brown, Edward
Brown, William
Byrne, Thomas
Carruthers, Walter
Cartwright, John
See details for all 79 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 158
    Served and returned: 79
    Died: 79
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: year died,forename
    Order of information: year died,forename
Components
  • Tapestry / Needlepoint
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Fabric
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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