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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Manchester
Town
Manchester
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Lost
WM Reference
63966
Previous locations
  • Junction of King St and Brown St. Was in the Banking Hall.
    Lancashire & Yorkshire Bank Head Office
    73 King Street
    Manchester
    Manchester
    Greater Manchester
    M2 4
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SJ 840 983
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
A board or plaque surmounted by a split pediment and elaborate feature carved in relief (possibly the Bank's Coat of Arms). The main backboard is bordered with a wreath design, with a wreath and inscription on the base edge of the board. All carved in bas-relief.
Inscription
TO THE MEMORY/ OF OUR COLLEAGUES WHO MADE/ THE SUPREME SACRIFICE/ IN DEFENCE OF THEIR COUNTRY/ DURING THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ (Names). (Lower inscription unknown).
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adkinson, C H
Alcock, E
Alcock, Geo.
Arnold, W W
Ashton, H
Ashworth, F
Askew, A C
Aspinall, A C
Astle, F H
Baker, G T
See details for all 391 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 399
    Served and returned: 339
    Died: 60
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,year died,manner of death
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Unknown
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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