Lcpl J Halliwell Vc

Our reference
45008
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period

Current location

Boarshaw Rd,Middleton,Rochdale,Greater Manchester,M24,England
OS Grid Ref.: SD 877 066
Denomination: Unknown

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

Subject / Period

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

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: Unknown

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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