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Memorial details

Memorial type
Addition to gravestone
District
Wirral
Town
Hoylake
County
Merseyside
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), VC or GC Recipients
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 31st October 2004
    Attended by: RELATIVES/FRIENDS OF THE FALLEN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
53151

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Current location

The memorial can be found in what was the cemetery of Hoylake Parish Church.
Trinity Road
Hoylake
Wirral
Merseyside
CH47 2BT
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 21885 89373
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
SQUARE GREY TABLET ADDED TO CWGC WAR GRAVE TO RECOGNISE O'NEILS SERVICE WITH THE LEINSTER REGIMENT BADGE OF PRINCE OF WALES LEINSTER REGIMENT (ROYAL CANADIANS) IN MIDDLE OF INSCRIPTION
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF/ SERGEANT JOHN O'NEIL V.C. M.M./ 2ND BN. THE PRINCE OF WALES'S/ LEINSTER REGIMENT (ROYAL CANADIANS)/ 'MANY'S A GALLANT SOLDIER CALLED'/ DEDICATED ON 31ST OCTOBER 2004 BY/ THE PRINCE OF WALES'S/ LEINSTER REGIMENT (ROYAL CANADIANS)/ REGIMENTAL ASSOCIATION
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: rank,forename,regiment
  • VC or GC Recipients
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: Undefined
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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