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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), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
S. Newton & Co. Ltd. (Manufacturer)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
66841
Current location

Manchester Town Hall
Albert Square
Manchester
Manchester
Greater Manchester
M2 5DB
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 83847 98107
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Two rectangular brass plaques-one for each Conflict set in a joint wooden frame with a domed head which contains a brass relief of the city crest above. The lettering of both plaques is in relief.
Inscription
Brass numbers in wood frame set either side of the city crest, and above the plaque- 1914 1919 WW1 Plaque- IN GRATEFUL MEMORY/ OF THE EMPLOYEES OF THE WATERWORKS DEPARTMENT/ WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES DURING THE GREAT WAR/[names in 3 columns/"Their name liveth for evermore" WW2 Plaque- / AND ALSO IN REMEMBRANCE OF THOSE/WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES IN THE/ SECOND WORLD WAR/ 1939 - 1945/names]/"Not once but twice in our rough island story/the path of duty was the way to glory"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barlow, William Thomas
Bell, Alfred
Bell, John F
Benn, Thomas
Bennett, Kenneth Wilfred
Brereton, Ernest E
Broadey, George H
Clarkr, Alfred Aldred
Hammerton, Robert Stanley
Hampson, Ernest
See details for all 29 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 21
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 21
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forenames, surnames.
    Order of information: Surnames.
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forenames, surnames, decorations
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: depth 90mm, height 1800mm, width 1240mm
    Materials: Brass
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Detail
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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