United Kingdom National Inventory of War Memorials
 The Imperial War Museum

WESTMINSTER ROAD CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH

Our Ref: 15553

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Address

WESTMINSTER ROAD URC
ORWELL RD
KIRKDALE
MERSEYSIDE
England
 
Type:Church Fabric/Fitting: Reredos or Screen
Denomination:United Reformed
OS Map Ref:SJ 340 930

Inscription

TO THE PROUD AND HONOURED MEMORY OF THOSE MEN FROM THIS CONGREGATION WHO FOUGHT AND GAVE THIER LIVES IN THE GREAT WARS / (NAMES) / 1914 - 1918. / (NAMES) / 1939 - 1945

Components

ComponentMaterial(s)HeightWidthDepthCondition
MEMORIALWOOD - WALNUT   Good

Physical Description

MEMORIAL WAS ORIGINALLY DESIGNED AS A SCREEN AROUND THE PULPIT BUT SINCE THE RE-DESIGN OF THE CHURCH IT NOW FORMS PART OF THE PANELLING. INSCRIPTION IS IN GOLD LETTERING WITH THE NAMES CARVED ONTO A CENTRAL PANEL BELOW THE DEDICATORY INSCRIPTION. WW2 PANEL WAS BELOW THE WW1 PANEL OF NAMES

Wars Commemorated & People Remembered

WarFirst World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial:0
Served & Returned0
Died26
Is this an exact count?Not known
How are the names ordered?surname
What information is listed on the memorial? surname
Do we hold a list of names on the memorial?No
WarSecond World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial:0
Served & Returned0
Died6
Is this an exact count?Not known
How are the names ordered?surname
What information is listed on the memorial? surname
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

Date:02ND SEPTEMBER 1923
RolePerformed By
UnveiledREV STANLEY ROGERS
Date:02ND SEPTEMBER 1923
RolePerformed By
DedicatedREV STANLEY ROGERS
Date:AUGUST 1947
RolePerformed By
Unveiled WILLIAM PRINGLE

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
HERBERT TYSON SMITHWood carver
MESSRS SHEPHERD AND BOWERDesigner
MR W R BURDENBuilder

References

Co-ordinator's Comments:

Comments: 
Photographs:None
Other Documents:None
Form / Letter:L
Negatives:No
Drawings / Plans:No
Minutes:No