SD8010 : Fusiliers Memorial Inscriptions

taken 4 years ago, near to Fishpool, Bury, Great Britain

Fusiliers Memorial Inscriptions
Fusiliers Memorial Inscriptions
The war memorial to the Lancashire Fusiliers (formerly the 20th Foot Regiment) is located in Gallipoli Gardens, Bury (SD8010 : Lancashire Fusiliers War Memorial, Gallipoli Gardens).

Inscriptions on the lower part of the memorial are on the west face in gilded lettering and include:

MCM
XIV
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MCM
XIX
on the obelisk base and:

TO THE
LANCASHIRE FUSILIERS
THEIR
DEEDS AND SACRIFICES
FOR / KING AND COUNTRY
on the upper part of the pedestal.

MCMXXXIX
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MCMXLV
on the lower part of the pedestal, and:

AND ALL FUSILIERS WHO DIED
IN SUBSEQUENT CAMPAIGNS
on the plinth.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 24 September, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 27 September, 2013
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  City, Town centre  People, Events  Defence, Military 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 8032 1067 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:35.5340N 2:17.9278W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 8032 1067
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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Lutyens  Portland Stone  Monument  War Memorial  The Great War  First World War  Lancashire Fusiliers  World War I  Poppy Wreath 

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