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Memorial details

Memorial type
Allegory (eg: Victory)
District
Sefton
Town
Hightown
County
Merseyside
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
George Herbert Tyson Smith, Trenwith Wells
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2261
Current location

Green
Highway Roundabout
Hightown
Sefton
Merseyside
L38 0BD
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 29855 03703
Denomination: Undefined

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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
Green, Reginald
G-stone, Daly
Hampson, James
See details for all 21 names
Commemorations
  • 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
  • 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
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brick
  • Sculpture
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Listing information
  • Hightown War Memorial
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
History
The memorial was vandalised in 2003, someone splattered yellow paint on the names.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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