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Eccleston

WM reference
1236
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Creator
Ceremony
  • Unveiled : 23rd July 1922
Current location

6
At Jctn with St Helens Road
opposite The Wellington Pub
Burrows Lane
Prescot
St Helens
Merseyside
L34 2QA
England
OS Grid Ref.: SJ 47380 93311
Denomination: Church of England

Description

PEDESTAL SURMOUNTED BY A SOLDIER RAISING FIELD GLASSES TO HIS EYES WITH LEFT HAND AND HOLDING REVOLVER IN LOWERED RIGHT HAND. FIGURE OF A MOTHER WITH HER ARM OUTSTRETCHED TOWARDS HIM STANDS AT THE FOOT OF THE PLINTH FOUR FIGURATIVE RELIEF PANELS PLACED ON EACH SIDE OF PEDESTAL. FIRST ONE DEPICTS SOLDIERS MARCHING, SECOND ONE DEPICTS AIRMEN, THIRD ONE DEPICTS SOLDIERS WITH CAMELS AND FOURTH ONE DEPICTS A NAVAL SCENE.

Inscription

TO THE GLORIOUS MEMORY/ OF ALL THOSE FROM THE/ WEST DERBY HUNDRED OF/ THE COUNTY PALATINE OF/ LANCASTER WHO FOUGHT/ AND GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR KING AND COUNTRY IN/ THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ THIS MEMORIAL IS ERECTED BY F R DIXON NUTTALL JP INGLEHOLME ON RELIEF: THE LAURELS OF THE/ SONS ARE WATERED/ FROM THE HEARTS/ OF THE MOTHERS

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

None recorded

Subject/Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 0
Served and returned: Undefined
Died: 0
Exact count: no
Information shown: Undefined
Order of information: Undefined

Component

Figures
Condition: Good
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Bronze
Listed?: No

Component

Pedestal
Condition: Good
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Stone
Listed?: No

Ceremony

Unveiled
Date: 23rd July 1922
Attended by: Bishop of Liverpool

Costs

Site: Unknown or N/A
Memorial: Unknown or N/A
Comments: None

Trust fund/Scholarship

No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

Sponsorship

Private
Details: Unknown or N/A

Responsibility of

ST HELENS BOROUGH COUNCIL

Reference

FOR YOUR TOMORROW: BRITISH SECOND WORLD WAR MEMORIALS by BOORMAN, DEREK 100 Source: Image Library NIWM Published:SESSIONS 1995 YORK

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