Manchester Post Office Peace Memorial
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- Metal Bronze
- First World War (1914-1918)
- Second World War (1939-1945)
- Post-1945 War or Conflict
Grants to support the repair and conservation of war memorials are available from the charity War Memorials Trust if it has raised funds. Support is focused on war memorials in Very bad or Poor condition or where there is a serious Concern.
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Front: STRIVE FOR/ ENDURING PEACE/ 1914-1918 1939-1945/ TO THE MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF/ MANCHESTER POST OFFICE/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FOR THEIR COUNTRY Rear: POST OFFICE PEACE MEMORIAL/ IN MEMORY OF COLLEAGUES WHO FELL DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR WAS UNVEILED/ ON 17 MARCH 1929 BY THE/ REVEREND DOCTOR F F NORWOOD OF THE CITY TEMPLE/ IT REMAINED INSIDE THE ORIGINAL SPRING GARDENS/ POST OFFICE BUILDING UNTIL THE 1960S, THEN/ WAS TRANSFERRED TO PARCEL POST WHERE IT STOOD/ UNTIL BEING MOVED TO THIS SITE IN 1995./ IT WAS REDEDICATED ON 17 APRIL 1997 BY THE RIGHT REVEREND/ CHRISTOPHER MAYFIELD/BISHOP OF MANCHESTER.