Lance Corporal J Halliwell

WM reference
45008
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Current location

Boarshaw Cemetery
Boarshaw Road
Middleton
Rochdale
Greater Manchester
M24 2PN
England
OS Grid Ref.: SD 88170 06885
Denomination: Undefined

Description

Tablet

Inscription

THIS PLAQUE COMMEMORATES THE BURIAL OF/ LANCE CORPORAL JOEL HALLIWELL V.C./ OF THE 11TH BATTALION LANCASHIRE FUSILIERS/ IN BOARSHAW CEMETERY/ L/CPL. HALLIWELL WAS AWARDED THE V.C. HAVING/ CAPTURED AN ENEMY HORSE, RODE OUT UNDER HEAVY/ RIFLE AND MACHINE GUN FIRE AND RESCUED A WOUNDED/ MAN. HE REPEATED THIS PERFORMANCE AND SUCCEEDED/ IN RESCUING ONE OFFICER AND NINE OTHER RANKS./ THE ABOVE ACTION TOOK PLACE DURING THE BATTLE/ OF THE RIVER AISNE IN FRANCE 25TH JULY 1918./ L/CPL HALLIWELL DIED ON 14TH JUNE 1958/ AGED 76 YEARS AND IS BURIED IN SECTION D. 1068/ OF THE CEMETERY

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

Halliwell, Joel
See details

Subject/Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 1
Served and returned: 1
Died: 0
Exact count: yes
Information shown: Rank,year died,regiment,forename,manner of death,age of death,additional,decorations
Order of information: Undefined

Subject/Period

VC or GC Recipients
Total names on memorial: 1
Served and returned: 1
Died: 0
Exact count: no
Information shown: Undefined
Order of information: Undefined

Component

Tablet
Condition: Good
Measurements: depth 1IN, height 18IN, width 36IN
Materials: Slate
Listed?: No

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

ROCHDALE BOROUGH COUNCIL

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