All posts tagged "WWI"

  • Prescot War Memorial Was First in Country, Imperial War Museum Confirms

    Prescot War Memorial was the first civic war memorial to be erected in the UK, according to Imperial War Museum records. Local historians have always known the monument, which turns 100 this year, was among the first,...

    • Posted September 16, 2016
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  • Rainhill Remembers WWI with Exhibition, Website

    Rainhill Civic Society have paid tribute to their village’s role in World War One with an exhibition and a new website. Rainhillremembers.uk is packed with historical information, artefacts and photographs documenting local soldiers of WWI – both...

    • Posted November 10, 2015
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  • Plaque Unveiling to Remember Liverpool Pals at Prescot Station

    A plaque at Prescot Railway Station will honour the memory of the Liverpool Pals battalion stationed in Prescot during World War One. Six thousand men left from Prescot Station on 30 April 1915, going first to Grantham,...

    • Posted April 24, 2015
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