Greenhead Park War Memorial

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Details

  • Situated in Greenhead Park near the bottom entrance at Trinity Street just off the main drive leading to the Memorial for the First and Second World Wars
  • The period commemorated is Boer War 1899 – 1902

Photos

Greenhead Park War Memorial
Greenhead Park War Memorial

Location by map

The marker Google marker represents the location of the war memorial in Greenhead Park.

Inscriptions

The Inscription reads:-:

In memory of
the men from this district
who gave their lives for their country
in the South African War. 1899 – 1902,
this monument has been
erected by public subscription
1905

Names and plaques



  • Sergt. H. D. Bottomley 14th Hussars
  • Corpl. V. Kenworthy 14th Hussars
  • Corpl. T. Dearnley Liverpool Regt.
  • Corpl. F. J. Turner W. Yorks. Regt.
  • Corpl. E. Settle W. Riding. Regt.
  • Driver. J. Goodyear R.H.A.
  • Pte. F. G. Calverley 6th Dragoon Guards.
  • Pte. T. Matley 10th Hussars.
  • Pte. L. Sykes 10th Hussars.
  • Sapper. J. S. Lord Tel. Div. R.E
  • Pte. W. Hey Scots. Guards.
  • Pte. G. Browning Yorks. Regt.
  • Pte. H. Kettlewell Yorks. Regt.
  • Pte. C. Slater K.O.S.B.




  • Pte. N. H. Fitton W. Riding Regt.
  • Pte. A. Wilkinson W. Riding Regt.
  • Pte. J. Costello Yorks. L. I.
  • Pte. A. Pugh Shropshire. L. I.
  • Pte. T. Coleman Manchr. Regt.
  • Pte. G. A. Roberts Yorks & Lancs. M. I.
  • Pte. E. Smith A.O.C.
  • Pte. H. H. Morley Imperial Yeomanry
  • Pte. A. Sykes Imperial Yeomanry
  • Pte. J. C. Mellor 2nd V. B. W. Riding Re
  • Pte. H. H. Hemingway 2nd V. B. W. Riding
  • Pte. E. Walker 2nd V. B. W. Riding Re
  • Pte. W. H. Smith Thorneycroft’s M. I.
  • Pte. J. E. Walker N.S.W. Bushmen


This memorial was unveiled by
Lieut. General Sir J. D. P. French K. C. B.. K. C. M. G
on Saturday May 20th 1905