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Memorial details

Memorial type
Park / Sports field
District
West Lancashire
Town
Halsall
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
18683
Current location

To the West of the A5147
North of the village
Halsall Memorial Playing Fields and Hall
Halsall Road (A5147)
Halsall
West Lancashire
Lancashire
L39 8RN
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 37050 10484
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Playing Fields and Hall/ Pavilion with wrought iron gates with a Lancashire rose in the centre of each gate, between pillars at the former entrance. On the wall beside each pillar are two plates - on the left-hand side a Dedicatory inscription, on the right-hand side the list of names. The gates are modern replacements for the originals which were stolen in the 1990s. (See Reference). The present Hall is modern.
Inscription
LEFT TABLET: IN / HONOURED MEMORY / OF / THOSE OF THIS / PARISH / WHO GAVE THEIR / LIVES IN THE / SECOND WORLD WAR / 1939 - 1945 RIGHT TABLET: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Brooks, W
Fletcher, T
Gibbons, R
Halsall, J
Hesketh, J
Jenkinson, T
Mather, A
Sharrock, E
Shaw, D
Spencer, T
See details for all 10 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 10
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, initial, rank, unit
    Order of information: Surname, initial, rank, unit
Components
  • Gates
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wrought Iron
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Building
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brick
  • Building
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Halsall Parish Council
Reference
  • 'Halsall - The Village Built on a Rock', by John Cotterall, Carnegie Press 2000 has a reference on page 86 to the 'recent... theft of the playing field ornamental gates...'.

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