Manchester CWS HQ

Imperial War Museum Reference 13152.

 

THE BUILDING

The Co-operative Wholesale Society war memorial is located on the right hand wall of the foyer in the Society’s offices at the CWS Headquarters Building in Hanover Street, Manchester.

 

THE MEMORIAL

A photo of this very large and grand memorial can be seen on the Manchester & Lancashire FHS website. It includes the names of employees from all over the country who lost their lives in the Great War.
Some of the listed names can be seen on the Imperial War Museum memorial website.

More information about employees of the Manchester CWS who fought in the Battle of the Somme can be found in this blog page and this e-magazine, both by Tim Bell.

 

Local men commemorated on this memorial who have been researched: