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Greengates, Apperley Bridge and District

WM 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
Junction of A657 and A658 (Harrogate Road and New Line)
Greengates/Apperley Bridge
Bradford
West Yorkshire
BD10 9AR
England
OS Grid Ref.: SE 19023 37282
Denomination: Undefined

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 (stolen, replaced with plastic 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

Names on memorial

Barraclough, Frank
Baxter, William
Baxter, Charles Alfred
Baxter, Ralph H
Blomfield, William
Buckle, Ernest
Clayton, Percy
Cleaver, Joseph H
Cockshott, Edmund
Cockshott, Edmund
See details for all 109 names

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

Subject/Period

Second World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial: 29
Served and returned: 0
Died: 29
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname,forename
Order of information: surname

Component

Column
Condition: Good
Measurements: depth 710mm, height 4000mm, width 710mm
Materials: Stone - Portland
Listed?: No

Component

Second World War memorial
Condition: Good
Measurements: depth 10mm, height 370mm, width 710mm
Materials: Bronze
Listed?: No

Component

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

Component

Base
Condition: Good
Measurements: depth 2630mm, height 670mm, width 2630mm
Materials: Stone
Listed?: No

Component

Steps
Condition: Good
Measurements: depth 1900mm, height 90mm, width 1900mm
Materials: Stone
Listed?: No

Component

First World War memorial
Condition: Lost
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Bronze
Listed?: No

Component

First World War memorial
Condition: Good
Measurements: depth 5mm, height 840mm, width 355mm
Materials: Synthetic Material
Listed?: No

Component

Plaques
Condition: Good
Measurements: depth 410mm, height 5mm, width 410mm
Materials: Metal
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

History

The WW1 Bronze plaques were stolen c1996, and replaced with the current plastic plaques

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

Reference

Carter Postcard Collection

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