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Hightown

WM reference
2261
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Creator
Current location

Green
Highway Roundabout
Hightown
Sefton
Merseyside
L38 0BD
England
OS Grid Ref.: SD 29855 03703
Denomination: Undefined

Description

Stone kneeling winged angel holding wreath surmounting a brick obelisk. Stone carved cross, shield and steel helmets on main face.

Inscription

Front face: THEIR NAME/LIVETH FOR/EVERMORE/1914-1919 Right face: (Names) Left face: (Names) Rear face: (Names)/ 1939-1945

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

Bardshaw, George
Baybut, Ronald
Boardman, Terence
Buchanan, Neil
Bullen, John
Connell, James L
Crompton, Harold
G-stone, Daly
Green, Reginald
Hampson, James
See details for all 21 names

Subject/Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 11
Served and returned: 0
Died: 11
Exact count: yes
Information shown: Full name
Order of information: Undefined

Subject/Period

Second World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial: 10
Served and returned: 0
Died: 10
Exact count: yes
Information shown: Full name
Order of information: Undefined

Component

Obelisk
Condition: Good
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Brick
Listed?: No

Component

Sculpture
Condition: Good
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Listed?: No

History

The memorial was vandalised in 2003, someone splattered yellow paint on the names.

Costs

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

Trust fund/Scholarship

No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

Sponsorship

Unknown or N/A
Details: Unknown or N/A

Responsibility of

Unknown or N/A

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