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Memorial details

Memorial type
Other memorial
District
Sefton
Town
Hightown
County
Merseyside
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Regimental Memorials
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 13th July 2003
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
53257
Current location

Altcar Range
Hightown
Sefton
Merseyside
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 29588 04740
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
TREE PLANTATION MARKED BY A BRASS PLAQUE ON TOP OF A WOODEN POST THAT IS EMBEDDED IN WHITE GRAVEL
Inscription
SCOTTISH WOOD/ THE ORIGINAL SCOTTISH WOOD WAS A REST AREA/ VERY CLOSE TO THE FRONT LINE ABOUT 3 MILES/ S.W. OF YPRES IN BELGIUM. IT WAS OCCUPIED BY/ THE 1/10TH (SCOTTISH) BN. THE KING'S (LIVERPOOL REGIMENT) TF IN EARLY 1915./ THE WOOD WAS NAMED BY/ CAPTAIN NOEL CHAVASSE V.C. AND BAR M.C.,/ THE MEDICAL OFFICER OF THE LIVERPOOL SCOTTISH./ EACH TREE IN SCOTTISH WOOD HAS BEEN PLANTED/ IN THE MEMORY OF AN INDIVIDUAL PAST MEMBER/ OF THE LIVERPOOL SCOTTISH 1900-2000.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Regimental Memorials
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Tree
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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