Calverley

Our reference
21869
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Creator
Ceremony
  • Unveiled : 28 May 1922
  • Rededicated : 5t December 1948
  • Dedicated : 28 May 1922

Current location

VICTORIA PARK,Carr Rd,Calverley,Leeds,West Yorkshire,LS28,England
OS Grid Ref.: SE 200 360
Denomination: Unknown

Description

TWO-STEPPED BASE SURMOUNTED BY PLINTH AND FIGURE REPRESENTING PATRIOTISM. BRONZE PLAQUES ON THREE SIDES OF THE PLINTH WITH NAMES INSCRIBED IN WHITE LETTERING. BRONZE BADGE ABOVE EACH WW1 PLAQUE. DEDICATION IN BLACK LETTERING ON THE FOURTH SIDE OF THE PLINTH. WHOLE STANDS ON A RAISED AREA WITH FOUR STEPS LEADING UP TO IT ON THE 6 O'CLOCK SIDE. RAILINGS ARE AROUND THE EDGE AIR FORCE BADGE AND ROYAL ARMY MEDICAL CORPS BADGE ON THE 6 O'CLOCK FACE; NAVY BADGE ON THE 3 O'CLOCK FACE; ARMY BADGE ON THE 9 O'CLOCK FACE

Inscription

6 O'CLOCK FACE: IN MEMORY OF/ THE/ CALVERLEY MEN/ WHO FELL IN/ THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE 3 AND 9 O'CLOCK FACE: 1914 - 1918/ (Names) 12 O'CLOCK FACE: 1939 - 1945/ (Names)/ God proved them and found them worthy for himself

Inscription legible?

Yes

Subject / Period

Second World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial: 25
Served and returned: Unknown
Died: 25
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname
Order of information: surname

Subject / Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 51
Served and returned: 0
Died: 51
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname
Order of information: surname

Component

Figure
Condition: Good
Measurements: Unknown
Materials: Bronze
Listed?: No

Component

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

Component

Plinth
Condition: Good
Measurements: Unknown
Materials: Stone - Portland
Listed?: No

Ceremony

Unveiled
Date: 28 May 1922
Attended by: UNKNOWN

Ceremony

Rededicated
Date: 5t December 1948
Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries

Ceremony

Dedicated
Date: 28 May 1922
Attended by: UNKNOWN

History

DATE UNKNOWN: ONE OF THE WW2 NAMES HAS BEEN REMOVED

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

Reference

Other website http://stonechaser.blogspot.co.uk/2012/12/calverley-victoria-park-memorial.html

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Archive for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this will be included in the record during 2015.

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