Miss Whalley's Field (Whalley Recreation Ground)

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Reference WMO256424

Address:

Derwent Road

Lancaster

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Park
Materials:
  • Flora and Fauna Tree(s)
  • Flora and Fauna Grass
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Recreation ground (which has houses on all 4 sides) with a stone of dedication, which bears 2 metal plaques. The field is a mixture of grassland and trees. For full inscription see under Names tab.
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On one side of the stone- Miss Whalley's Field/In 1939 Geraldine Whalley donated this field/to the children of Lancaster in perpetuity./The gift was to honour the memory of her brother,/Capt Julian Lawson Whalley MC, who died on/3rd Dec 1917 at the battle of Cambrai in WW1./The Friends of Miss Whalley's Field. On the other side of the stone- CENTENARY FIELDS/Commemorating World War 1 2014-2018/Miss Whalley's Field/Lancaster/REMEMBERING THE PAST-PROTECTING THE FUTURE

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