W T Henley's Telegraph Works (LOST)

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Reference WMO/279279


exact location unknown

Barrow in Furness


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Status: Lost/missing
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
  • Timber Timber (any)
Lettering: Lost
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: The memorial is a wooden board with ornate decoration divided into three sections - there were three memorials exactly the same commissioned by W.T. Henley's for each of their separate works - one in Gravesend (WMO267268), one in Woolwich and one in Barrow-in-Furness. (the location of the Woolwich and Barrow memorials is unknown, presumed lost). The memorial lists the names of all the employees of the company who died during WW1. These names are shown in chronological years starting in 1914 and ending 1918
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ROLL OF HONOUR/W.T. HENLEY'S TELEGRAPH WORKS CO. LTD/ Left Hand Panel- 1914/[3 names]/1915/[9 names]/1916/[25 names]/1917/[17 names B to Hills] Centre Panel-1914-1918/[HONOUR TO THE IMMORTAL DEAD]/IN MEMORY OF 112 MEN WHO WERE IN/THE SERVICE OF THEIR COUNTRY AND WHO/GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR/FOR THE FREEDOM OF OUR COUNTRY/... Right Hand Panel-1917/[23 names Hayes to Zimmermann]/1918/[38 names]

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