United Kingdom National Inventory of War Memorials
 The Imperial War Museum

Haslingden

Our Ref: 3301

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Address

Greenfield Memorial Gardens
Manchester Road
Haslingden
LANCASHIRE
England
BB4 5EJ
 
Type:Serviceman/Woman
OS Map Ref:SD 780 230

Inscription

Front: TO THE/ HONOURED MEMORY/ OF/ THOSE WHO GAVE/ THEIR LIVES/ FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ 1914-1918/ 1939-1945

Rear: LEST WE FORGET

In gardens: THESE GARDENS/ WERE LAID OUT BETWEEN/ 1924 & 1927 AS A MEMORIAL TO/ THE LOCAL MEN WHO DIED DURING/ WORLD WAR ONE. THE STATUE-/ 'COURAGE' - WAS UNVEILED/ BY LORD DERBY ON/ 25 OCTOBER , 1924.

Components

ComponentMaterial(s)HeightWidthDepthCondition
PEDESTALStone   Good
SCULPTUREBRONZE   Good
GARDEN    Good

Physical Description

SERVICEMAN WITH RIFLE IN DEFENSIVE POSE STANDING OVER WOUNDED COMRADE. ON SQUARE PLINTH AND TWO STEPPED BASE. THE CIRCULAR PLAQUE LIES IN THE MEMORIAL GARDENS.

Wars Commemorated & People Remembered

WarFirst World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial:0
Served & Returned0
Died0
Is this an exact count?Yes, an exact count
How are the names ordered?Not known
What information is listed on the memorial?None
Do we hold a list of names on the memorial?No
WarSecond World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial:0
Served & Returned0
Died0
Is this an exact count?Yes, an exact count
How are the names ordered?Not known
What information is listed on the memorial?None
Do we hold a list of names on the memorial?No

Maintenance

Are the letters difficult to read?No
Who is responsible for the memorial?

ROSSENDALE BOROUGH COUNCIL

Maintenance History:

Ceremonies

Date:25 OCTOBER 1924
RolePerformed By
UnveilingEARL (17TH) OF DERBY

Sponsorships

Sponsorship Type: Public
Did this include a trust or scholarship?No
Did this include a roll of honour?NOT APPLICABLE
Cost of Site:#1,340
Cost of Memorial:#3,000
Comments on Costs:

Craftsmen

NameOccupation
Louis Frederick RoslynSculptor
MESSRS BARLATTIFounder/Foundry

References

Co-ordinator's Comments:

Comments:GRADE II LISTED MONUMENT
Photographs:11
Other Documents:None
Form / Letter:F
Negatives:No
Drawings / Plans:No
Minutes:No
Press Cuttings:1
Postcards:1
OrganisationIdWebsite
DepartmentsCARTER COLLECTION
Carter Postcard Collection