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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Salford
Town
Salford
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War - civilians
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 16 February 1944
    Attended by: HRH THE DUCHESS OF KENT
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
63775
Current location

Formerly Salford Royal Hospital
The Royal Hospital
Wilton Place
Salford
Salford
Greater Manchester
M3 6FR
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 82622 98634
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Marble Tablet with incised inscription set into exterior wall of building. The nurses killed were from Cheadle, Corofin, Bury, Ennis, Athlone, St Helen's, Strabane, St Asaph, Stacksteads, Buckley, Middleton and Ulverston.
Inscription
THIS PANEL RECORDS/ THE NAMES OF FOURTEEN/ NURSES WHO LOST THEIR/ LIVES AT THE HOSPITAL/ DURING AN AIR RAID/ JUNE 2ND 1941/ FOURTEEN BEDS HAVE BEEN/ ENDOWED IN PERPETUITY/ TO COMMEMORATE THEIR/ DEVOTION TO DUTY./ (Names)/ THIS PANEL WAS UNVEILED BY/ H.R.H. THE DUCHESS OF KENT/ FEBRUARY 16TH 1944
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Burslem, Dorothy
Creighton, Vera
Haslam, Edith
Leonard, Bridget
Lowery, Margaret
Lynch, Maureen
Mccrossan, Philomena
Moffatt, Rose
Okell, Elsie
Owen, Margaret
See details for all 14 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 14
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 14
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, occupation, place of birth
    Order of information: Occupation THEN surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
History
2012: Building now apartments.; 1993: Salford Royal Hospital closed.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Corporate
Reference

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