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Postby henry » Sat Sep 03, 2016 8:56 pm

Bootle war memorial to be re-dedicated this weekend

Posted at 11:52 2 Sept




A war memorial in will be re-dedicated this weekend after being restored to its former glory.



BBC
Work on the bronze and stone statues in Bootle's Kings Gardens began earlier this year, following a grant from the War Memorials Trust.
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Re: war memorial

Postby Prospice » Sun Sep 04, 2016 10:52 am

I was there and it was very moving, particularly the unveiling of the VC stone. I won't mention the 'poor' local turn out. Sadly the memorial had to have graffiti removed on the very morning, as some brats decided to declare their love for each other on it the night before !!!!!
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Re: war memorial

Postby graham01 » Sun Sep 04, 2016 9:38 pm

i hope someone took photos of the graffiti so the brats can be named and shamed...graham..
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Re: war memorial

Postby bernie johno » Thu Sep 08, 2016 11:50 am

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5nRvIotHUPs
video i took back in 1995 when they added names to the memorial including my uncle George Johnston
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