Lancashire Fusiliers Cenotaph Sphinx - Salford, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc
N 53° 29.047 W 002° 16.324
30U E 548303 N 5926372
Quick Description: This sphinx is on top of a WWI war memorial that commemorated the men of the Lancashire Fusiliers regiment who died in WWI.
Location: North West England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 1/10/2020 12:29:01 PM
Waymark Code: WM11Y9R
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin
Views: 2

Long Description:
The memorial is in the form of a Cenotaph surmounted by the carving of the sphinx.

The memorial has an inscription part of which is a list of countries that the regiment fought in. Immediately underneath the Sphinx is the word Egypt.
IN MEMORY OF
OFFICERS, W.O'S, N.C.O.'S & MEN OF
THE 1/7TH.2/7TH.1/8TH.2/8TH.3/8TH
15TH.16TH.19TH.20TH & 21ST
BATTALIONS
THE LANCASHIRE FUSILIERS
AND OF
OFFICERS, W.O.'S, N.C.O.'S & 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
1914-1919
GALLIPOLI
SALONICA
SINAI


1939-1945
BURMA
MALTA G.C.
NORTH AFRICA
Style: Egyptian

Medium: Stone

Head Type: Woman

Website: [Web Link]

Street Address:
Albion Square
Salford, Greater Manchester United Kingdom
M5 4NS


Statue Name: Not listed

Specify Other Head: Not listed

Head Namesake: Not listed

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