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Cenotaph
Cenotaph
Cenotaph
Cenotaph
Cenotaph
Cenotaph
Cenotaph
Cenotaph
Cenotaph

Photo credit: Martin Henderson / Art UK

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A sphinx on a pedestal as a memorial for the Lancashire Fusiliers. Below the sphinx is the word 'Egypt'. There are carvings of the Lancashire Rose at the top corners of each side of the shaft of the cenotaph. Reliefs of the badge of the Lancashire Fusiliers are at the top centre.

Date

1922 or before

Medium

stone

Accession number

M5_MH_S020

Work type

Monument

Owner

Salford Council

Custodian

Salford Council

Work status

extant

Unveiling date

17th July 1922

Access

at all times

Inscription description

front: OMNIA AUDAX / EGYPT / THE LANCASHIRE FUSILIERS / IN MEMORY OF / OFFICERS, W.Os, N.C.Os & MEN OF / THE 1 / 7TH, 2 / 7TH, 3 / 7TH, 1 / 8TH, 2 / 8TH, 3 / 8TH / 15TH, 16TH, 19TH, 20TH & 21ST / BATTALIONS / THE LANCASHIRE FUSILIERS / AND OF / OFFICERS, W.Os, N.C.Os & MEN / OF SALFORD / SERVING IN OTHER BATTALIONS / OF THE REGIMENT / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES / IN THE GREAT WAR / 1914 – 1919 / / ALSO / THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES / IN THE WORLD WAR / 1939 – 1945; right: EGYPT / / 1914 – 1919 / GALLIPOLI / SALONICA / SINAI / / 1939 – 1945 / BURMA. MALTA. G.C. / NORTH AFRICA. / SICILY. ITALY. ; rear (on base): THIS MEMORIAL WAS ERECTED BY / THE LANCASHIRE FUSILIERS / SALFORD WAR MEMORIAL COMMITTEE / AND WAS UNVEILED BY / THE RT. HON. THE EARL OF DERBY K.G. P.C. G.C.B. G.C.M.O / ON THE 17th JULY 1922 / NEARLY THREE QUARTERS OF THE MONEY RAISED / WAS HANDED TO THE LANCASHIRE FUSILIERS / COMPASSIONATE WAR MEMORIAL FUND / FOR THE ASSISTANCE OF THE MEMBERS OF / THE REGIMENT AND THEIR DEPENDANTS; left: EGYPT / / 1914 – 1919 / FRANCE / BELGIUM / EGYPT / / 1939 – 1945 / GREAT BRITAIN / FRANCE BELGIUM / HOLLAND GERMANY


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