Lancashire Fusiliers War Memorial (Salford Cenotaph) :: Shared Description

The Salford Cenotaph in Albert Bentley Place (formerly Albion Place) on the Crescent, outside the old Police and Fire Station, is surmounted by the Sphinx of the Lancashire Fusiliers. The sphinx is on a pedestal on which is carved the single word EGYPT. The Rose of Lancaster decorates each corner at the top of the cenotaph. The side panels feature a large carved wreath and the names of campaigns in which the regiment took part.

It is a Grade II Listed Structure (Historic England List entry Number: 1386176 LinkExternal link

LinkExternal link (North Manchester Battlefield Society) for more information
by David Dixon
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10 images use this description:

SJ8298 : War Memorial in Albert Bentley Place by Gerald England
SJ8298 : War Memorial in Albert Bentley Place by Gerald England
SJ8298 : War Memorial in Albion PlaceAlbert Bentley by Gerald England
SJ8298 : Lancashire Fusiliers War Memorial, Albion Place by David Dixon
SJ8298 : Lancashire Fusiliers War Memorial by David Dixon
SJ8298 : War Memorial in Albion Place by David Dixon
SJ8298 : War Memorial in Albert Bentley Place by Gerald England
SJ8298 : Lancashire Fusiliers War Memorial by David Dixon
SJ8298 : Inscribed Pane on the Lancashire Fusiliers War Memorial by David Dixon
SJ8298 : Albion Place War Memorial inscription by Gerald England


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Created: Fri, 21 Mar 2014, Updated: Sun, 15 Jul 2018

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