Greengates

Our reference
28482
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Creator
Ceremony
  • Unveiled : 05th November 1921
  • Dedicated : 05th November 1921

Current location

GARDEN OF REMEMBRANCE,Harrogate Rd (a657),Greengates,Bradford,West Yorkshire,BD10,England
OS Grid Ref.: SE 190 373
Denomination: Unknown

Description

WINGED BRONZE FIGURE (VICTORY OR PEACE) DRESSED IN ROBES SURMOUNTS STONE SPHERE. SPHERE HAS LAUREL GARLANDS IN RELIEF AT BASE. SPHERE STANDS ON STONE COLUMN. COLUMN BEARS WW1 INSCRIPTION AND BRONZE PLAQUES. COLUMN SURMOUNTS STONE BASE WHICH BEARS WW2 INSCRIPTION AND NAMES ON BRONZE PLAQUES. CARVED AT TOP OF COLUMN; FREEDOM, HONOUR, JUSTICE, PEACE. TWO SMALL SEPARATE DIAMOND SHAPED STONES IN FRONT HAVE BRONZE PLAQUES REFERRING TO THE SERVICES OF 1923 AND 1928

Inscription

IN/ GRATEFUL MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF/ GREENGATES/ AND/ DISTRICT/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE/ GREAT WAR/ 1914-1919/ (NAMES) IN/ COMMEMORATION/ OF THE TRIBUTE PAID BY/ H.R.H./ THE PRINCE OF WALES/ WHO PLACED A WREATH HERE/ MAY 30 1923/ IN MEMORY OF THE MEN/ OF GREENGATES, APPERLEY BRIDGE/ AND DISTRICT/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1919 IN/ COMMEMORATION/ OF THE TRIBUTE PAID BY/ H.R.H. THE DUKE AND/ DUCHESS OF YORK/ WHO PLACED A WREATH ON/ THIS MEMORIAL/ APRIL 23RD 1928/ IN REMEMBRANCE OF MEN/ OF GREENGATES/ APPERLEY BRIDGE AND DISTRICT/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1919. ON BASE: ALSO/ IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF GREENGATES/ AND DISTRICT/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE WAR/ 1939-1945/ (NAMES)

Inscription legible?

Yes

Subject / Period

Second World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial: 28
Served and returned: 0
Died: 28
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname,forename
Order of information: surname

Subject / Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 80
Served and returned: 0
Died: 80
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname,forename
Order of information: surname

Component

Column
Condition: Good
Measurements: depth 2630MM , height 7000MM , width 2630MM
Materials: Stone - Portland
Listed?: No

Component

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

Component

Plaques / Panels with names
Condition: Good
Measurements: Unknown
Materials: Bronze
Listed?: No

Ceremony

Unveiled
Date: 05th November 1921
Attended by: LT COL ALDERMAN ANTHONY GADIE

Ceremony

Dedicated
Date: 05th November 1921
Attended by: ARCHDEACON OF BRADFORD

Costs

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

Trust fund / scholarship

No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

Sponsorship

Public
Details: Unknown or N/A

Responsibility of

Unknown or N/A

Notes

The location information correctly states "New Line" as the road name which derives from the changed alignment when the route was turnpiked.

Reference

Carter Postcard Collection

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