Haslingden

Our reference
3301
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Creator
Ceremony
  • Unveiled : 25 October 1924

Current location

Greenfield Memorial Gardens,Manchester Road,Haslingden,Rossendale,Lancashire,BB4 5EJ,England
OS Grid Ref.: SD 780 230
Denomination: Unknown

Description

SERVICEMAN WITH RIFLE IN DEFENSIVE POSE STANDING OVER WOUNDED COMRADE. ON SQUARE PLINTH AND TWO STEPPED BASE. THE CIRCULAR PLAQUE LIES IN THE MEMORIAL GARDENS.

Inscription

Front: TO THE/ HONOURED MEMORY/ OF/ THOSE WHO GAVE/ THEIR LIVES/ FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ 1914-1918/ 1939-1945 Rear: LEST WE FORGET In gardens: THESE GARDENS/ WERE LAID OUT BETWEEN/ 1924 & 1927 AS A MEMORIAL TO/ THE LOCAL MEN WHO DIED DURING/ WORLD WAR ONE. THE STATUE-/ 'COURAGE' - WAS UNVEILED/ BY LORD DERBY ON/ 25 OCTOBER , 1924.

Inscription legible?

Yes

Subject / Period

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

Subject / Period

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

Component

Garden
Condition: Good
Measurements: Unknown
Materials: Unknown
Listed?: No

Component

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

Component

Sculpture
Condition: Good
Measurements: Unknown
Materials: Bronze
Listed?: No

Ceremony

Unveiled
Date: 25 October 1924
Attended by: EARL (17TH) OF DERBY

Costs

Site: £1,340
Memorial: £3,000
Comments: None

Trust fund / scholarship

No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

Sponsorship

Public
Details: Unknown or N/A

Responsibility of

ROSSENDALE BOROUGH COUNCIL

Notes

GRADE II LISTED MONUMENT

Reference

Departments CARTER COLLECTION

Reference

Carter Postcard Collection

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