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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Salford
Town
Salford
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
GPL Group (Builder)
Co-operative Funeralcare (Mason)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11 Nov 2015
    Attended by: Rev Andy Salmon of nearby St Philip with St Stephen and Sacred Heart Churches.
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
74188
Current location

corner of Blackfriars Road and Queen Street
Salford
Salford
Greater Manchester
BL8 1AA
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 83311 98905
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Grey Granite Obelisk
Inscription
THEY SHALL LIVE IN/EVERLASTING/REMEMBRANCE/THIS MEMORIAL IS/TO COMMEMORATE THE/HEROES OF THE/GREENGATE DISTRICT/IN THE GREAT WAR/1914-18/IT REPLACES AN/ORIGINAL MEMORIAL/WHICH STOOD NEAR/HERE UNTIL 1968/MANY OF THOSE/NAMED MADE THE/ULTIMATE SACRIFICE/OTHERS CAME HOME/THE MAJORITY/SERVED WITH THE/LANCASHIRE/FUSILIERS AND THE/MANCHESTER/REGIMENT
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anderson, Edgar
Armstrong, William
Bainbridge, Peter
Barker, William
Battersby, Felix
Battersby, Thomas
Bent, Francis
Bent, John G T
Blow, Arthur
Booth, William
See details for all 158 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 158
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 158
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Comments: Salford millionaire and owner of the Betfred chain, Fred Done, gave £13,000 of the cost
Memorial: £30,000

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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