Manchester City Council Waterworks Department

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Reference WMO/282215


Manchester Town Hall

Albert Square


M2 5DB


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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
  • Metal Brass
  • Timber Timber (any)
Lettering: Raised
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Two rectangular brass plaques-one for each Conflict set in a joint wooden frame with a domed head which contains a brass relief of the city crest above. The lettering of both plaques is in relief.
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Brass numbers in wood frame set either side of the city crest, and above the plaque- 1914 1919 WW1 Plaque- IN GRATEFUL MEMORY/ OF THE EMPLOYEES OF THE WATERWORKS DEPARTMENT/ WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES DURING THE GREAT WAR/[21 names in 3 columns/"Their name liveth for evermore" WW2 Plaque- / AND ALSO IN REMEMBRANCE OF THOSE/WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES IN THE/ SECOND WORLD WAR/ 1939 - 1945/[8 names]/"Not once but twice in our rough island story/the path of duty was the way to glory"

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