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Remembered Today:

Manchester University War Memorial

Stephen Nulty

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The picture shows the War Memorials on the John Owens Building at the University of Manchester. The upper memorial is that of the Second World War, the lower memorial is of the First World War.


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This next picture shows a close up of the central inscription on the First World War memorial.

The casualties are then listed in order of unit, shown in the following order (abbreviations are as shown on the memorial). Several of these only have one entry, some are quite extensive.

Royal Naval A.S.

Royal Marines

RN Volunteer Reserve

Inniskg. Dragoons

Sussex Yeo.

Lincs. Yeo.

R.F. Artillery

R.G. Artillery

Hon. Artillery Co.

Royal Engineers

Grenadier Guards

Royal Scots Regt.

Queen’s R.W. Surry Rt.

The Buffs E. Kent Rt.

King’s Own R.L.Rt.

Northumberland Fus.

R. Warwickshire Regt.

R. Fus. C. of London Rt.

King’s Liverpool Rt.

Norfolk Regt.

Lincs. Regt.

Devonshire Regt.

Somerset L. I.

W. Yorkshire Regt.

E. Yorkshire Regt.

Bedfordshire Regt.

Leicestershire Rt.

Lancs. Fus.

Royal Scots Fus.

Cheshire Regt.

Royal Welsh Fus.

S. Wales Bord.

K.O. Scottish Bord.

Gloucestershire Rt.

E. Lancs. Regt.

E. Surrey Regt.

D. Of Cornwall’s L.I.

D. Of Wellington’s Rt.

Border Regt.

S. Lancs. Regt.

Welsh Regt.

Black Watch R. H.

Oxf. & Bucks. L. I.

Essex Regt.

Sherwood Foresters


Lancs. Fus.

Loyal N. Lancs. Regt.

Northants. Regt.

Royal Berks. Regt.

K. O. Yorks. L. I.

King’s Shropshire L. I.

Middlesex Regt.

Kings Royal Rifle C.

Wiltshire Regt.

Manchester Regt.

N. Staffordshire Rt.

Yorks and Lancaster Rt.

Durham L. I.

Highland L. I.

Royal Irish Rifles

Royal Irish Fus.

Royal Munster Fus.

Rifle Brigade

Machine Gun Corps

Tank Corps

Labour Corps

London Regt.

R.A. Service Corps

R. A. Medical Corps

R. A. Chaplain’s Dept.

Officers’ Training C.

Australian Army

Canadian Army

S. African Army

Indian Army

R. Flying C. and Air F.

Friends’ Ambulance Unit

Friends’ War Victims Relief Expedition

French Army

Italian Army

Belgian Army

I have close up pictures of each of the unit lists. Please PM me if you would like a copy of any.


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