Widnes War Memorial stands in Victoria Park, It commemorates the serving men who lost their lives in the two world wars. The memorial consists of an obelisk in Portland stone on a plinth of York stone. It was unveiled in 1921, and more names were added in 1950 for those who fell in WW2.
It is a magnificent structure, the obelisk itself standing over 40ft high. it incorporates "symbolic imagery" and "richly detailed carvings",
Widnes is not a large town but this monument represents a magnificent testament to its fallen sons.
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