Tag Archives: Merseyside

Liverpool Cenotaph

The Cenotaph in Liverpool may be found at Google Earth co-ordinates  53.408540°,  -2.979478°, it is situated in front of St George’s Hall and consists of a  rectangular block of stone on a platform, with bronze, low-relief sculptures on the sides depicting … Continue reading

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Inscription of Birkenhead Memorial plaque

The Story of HMS Birkenhead, the ‘Birkenhead Drill’ and the origins of ‘women and children first’. On 7 January 1852, HMS Birkenhead, under the command of Captain Robert Salmond, began a fateful voyage to South Africa. The ship, built at … Continue reading

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