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HARTLEPOOL (WEST) WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Martin Edwards 2005

The West Hartlepool memorial is to the dead of the Great War and stands in a public square created for it called "Victory Square". The memroial is granite, with a central obelisk and long lower wings covered with twelve cast metal tablets with the names of the fallen on. The tbalets have as yet to be transcribed.

THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919

IN GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE
OF THE MEN OF THIS TOWN
WHO AT THEIR COUNTRY'S
CALL LEFT ALL THAT WAS
DEAR TO THEM TO HAZARD
THEIR LIVES AT OTHERS
MIGHT LIVE IN FREEDOM

THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE

Pictures taken from old postcards

6 December 2005

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