Wetherby

WM reference
2096
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Creator
Ceremony
  • Dedicated : 22nd April 1922
  • Unveiled : 22nd April 1922
Current location

ROADSIDE ON A ROAD BRIDGE OVER THE RIVER WHARFE
Boston Rd
Wetherby
Leeds
West Yorkshire
LS22
England
OS Grid Ref.: SE 400 480
Denomination: Undefined

Description

WINGED VICTORY HOLDING WREATH ALOFT IN LEFT HAND ON PEDESTAL, WITH SMALL FLANKING LIONS, MOUNTED ON BRIDGE WALL TWO BRONZE LIONS AT THE 3 AND 9 O'CLOCK FACES OF THE PLINTH

Inscription

IN HONOUR AND EVERLASTING MEMORY OF THE MEN OF WETHERBY WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 TO 1918 / THEY ALSO SERVED 1939 TO 1945 (EXACT WORDING UNKNOWN)

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

None recorded

Subject/Period

Second World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial: 21
Served and returned: Undefined
Died: 21
Exact count: no
Information shown: surname,rank,regiment
Order of information: rank

Subject/Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 71
Served and returned: Undefined
Died: 71
Exact count: no
Information shown: surname,rank,regiment
Order of information: Undefined

Component

Plaques
Condition: Good
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Bronze
Listed?: No

Component

Sculpture
Condition: Good
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Bronze
Listed?: No

Component

Pedestal
Condition: Good
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Stone
Listed?: No

Ceremony

Dedicated
Date: 22nd April 1922
Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries

Ceremony

Unveiled
Date: 22nd April 1922
Attended by: RT HON EARL OF HAREWOOD KC GCVO DSO TD

Costs

Site: Unknown or N/A
Memorial: Unknown or N/A
Comments: None

Trust fund/Scholarship

No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

Sponsorship

Unknown or N/A
Details: Unknown or N/A

Responsibility of

LEEDS CITY COUNCIL

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