United Kingdom National Inventory of War Memorials
 The Imperial War Museum

LCPL J HALLIWELL VC

Our Ref: 45008

Address

BOARSHAW RD
MIDDLETON
GREATER MANCHESTER
England
M24
 
Type:Board/Plaque/Tablet
Other Location Details:

BOARSHAW CEMETERY

OS Map Ref:SD 877 066

Inscription

THIS PLAQUE COMMEMORATES THE BURIAL OF/ LANCE CORPORAL JOEL HALLIWELL V.C./ OF THE 11TH BATTALION LANCASHIRE FUSILIERS/ IN BOARSHAW CEMETERY/ L/CPL. HALLIWELL WAS AWARDED THE V.C. HAVING/ CAPTURED AN ENEMY HORSE, RODE OUT UNDER HEAVY/ RIFLE AND MACHINE GUN FIRE AND RESCUED A WOUNDED/ MAN. HE REPEATED THIS PERFORMANCE AND SUCCEEDED/ IN RESCUING ONE OFFICER AND NINE OTHER RANKS./ THE ABOVE ACTION TOOK PLACE DURING THE BATTLE/ OF THE RIVER AISNE IN FRANCE 25TH JULY 1918./ L/CPL HALLIWELL DIED ON 14TH JUNE 1958/ AGED 76 YEARS AND IS BURIED IN SECTION D. 1068/ OF THE CEMETERY

Components

ComponentMaterial(s)HeightWidthDepthCondition
TABLETSLATE18IN36IN1INGood

Physical Description

TABLET

Wars Commemorated & People Remembered

WarFirst World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial:1
Served & Returned1
Died0
Is this an exact count?Yes, an exact count
How are the names ordered?Not known
What information is listed on the memorial? rank, year died, regiment, forename, manner of death, age of death, additional, decorations
Do we hold a list of names on the memorial?Yes
WarVC or GC Winners
Total names on memorial:0
Served & Returned1
Died0
Is this an exact count?Not known
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?

ROCHDALE BOROUGH COUNCIL

Maintenance History:

Ceremonies

Not known

Sponsorships

Sponsorship Type:None
Did this include a trust or scholarship?No
Did this include a roll of honour?NOT APPLICABLE
Cost of Site:Not known
Cost of Memorial:Not known
Comments on Costs:

Craftsmen

Not known

References

Co-ordinator's Comments:

Comments: 
Photographs:1
Other Documents:None
Form / Letter:F
Negatives:No
Drawings / Plans:No
Minutes:No