Old Boys 'rightly outraged' by Tranmere Rovers' WWI memorial sell-off

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Published by Max Salsbury for 24dash.com in Communities and also in Featured, Housing, Local Government

Back in October, 24dash reported on Tranmere Rovers Football Club's plans for a housing development on land set aside as a memorial to Wilfred Owen and his 87 fellow pupils from the Birkenhead Institute who were killed during World War I. Here Alun L Hughes, an Old Boy of the school, Tranmere Rovers supporter and housing professional, sets out the finer details in the controversial affair: "On 21 April 1926, Alderman G H Solly laid the foundation stone for a new pavilion overlooking recently acqu...

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