Bootle War Memorial

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Reference WMO136041

Address:

King's Gardens

Stanley Road (A567)

Bootle

L20 7DA

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Group sculpture
Lettering: Incised
About the memorial: Memorial situated in Bootle South Recreation Ground WMT in contact with custodians regarding conservation project Historic England listing entry - Stone with bronze panels and figures. 12-sided base on 2 circular steps has panels inscribed with names between pilasters with fielded panels; 3 panels break forward. Above this a triangular, concave sided obelisk supporting a figure of mother and child. Flanking the obelisk on 3 sides are figures of soldier, sailor and airman. On west side a plaque commemorating the Liverpool Escort Force (2nd World War). The bronze figures are very good; the inclusion of an airman of this period is rare.
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IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF OVER A THOUSAND MEN FROM BOOTLE WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918 AND 1939-1945. THERE IS ALSO A PLAQUE BETWEEN THE SOLDIER AND SAILOR WHICH READS:- IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THE LIVERPOOL ESCORT FORCE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES 1939-1945 'I AM THE RESURRECTION AND THE LIFE' SAETH THE LORD

Grade II* (England)

216422

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