United Kingdom National Inventory of War Memorials
 The Imperial War Museum

55TH WEST LANCASHIRE DIVISION

Our Ref: 15148

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Address

LIVERPOOL ANGLICAN CATHEDRAL
ST JAMES MOUNT
LIVERPOOL
MERSEYSIDE
England
L1 7AZ
 
Type:Sculptured/Cast Group
Denomination:Church of England
Other Location Details:

ABOVE THE ARCH SUPPORTING THE WEST GALLERY IN THE SOUTH ARM OF THE EASTERN TRANSEPT

OS Map Ref:SJ 370 910

Inscription

THEY WIN OR DIE / WHO WEAR THE ROSE OF LANCASTER / FIFTY FIFTH DIVISION

Components

ComponentMaterial(s)HeightWidthDepthCondition
SCULPTURESTONE - SANDSTONE   Good

Physical Description

SCULPTURED SANDSTONE GROUP UNDER A CANOPY WHICH RESTS ON A SLIGHTLY PROJECTING CORBEL TABLE. THE CORBELS REPRESENT THE TRACKS OF TANKS. MOTTO OF THE DIVISION IS CARVED BENEATH THE GROUP. MEMORIAL IS FLANKED BY A UNION FLAG AND THE FLAG OF THE 55TH DIVISION

SCULPTURED GROUP OF A WINGED ANGEL WITH A CROSS HOLDING A CROWN ABOVE A KNEELING SOLDIER. CARVED SCROLL FLANKED BY TWO CARVED ROSES BELOW THE MEMORIAL

Wars Commemorated & People Remembered

WarFirst World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial:0
Served & Returned0
Died0
Is this an exact count?Not known
How are the names ordered?Not known
What information is listed on the memorial?None
Do we hold a list of names on the memorial?No

Maintenance

Are the letters difficult to read?No
Who is responsible for the memorial?

Maintenance History:

Ceremonies

Not known

Sponsorships

Sponsorship Type:None
Did this include a trust or scholarship?No
Did this include a roll of honour?NOT APPLICABLE
Cost of Site:Not known
Cost of Memorial:Not known
Comments on Costs:

Craftsmen

NameOccupation
WALTER HENRY GILBERTDesigner
LOUIS WEINGARTNERDesigner
MR W MEADOWSSculptor

References

Co-ordinator's Comments:

Comments:THE ASHES OF LT GEN SIR HIGH JEUDWINE WHO COMMANDED THE DIVISION FROM ITS FORMATION IN 1916 UNTIL THE END OF THE WAR REST AT THE BACK OF THE MEMORIAL
Photographs:None
Other Documents:None
Form / Letter:L
Negatives:No
Drawings / Plans:No
Minutes:No
OrganisationIdWebsite
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