Denholme

Our reference
28864
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Creator
Ceremony
  • Unveiled : 11th November 1922

Current location

FOSTER PARK,Parkinson Rd,Denholme,Bradford,West Yorkshire,BD13,England
OS Grid Ref.: SE 072 339
Denomination: Unknown

Description

THREE-STEPPED BASE SURMOUNTED BY PLINTH, PEDESTAL AND FIGURE OF A SERVICEMAN STANDING WITH ARMS REVERSED. INSCRIPTION ON THE SIDE OF THE PEDESTAL AND NAMES ON CAST BRONZE PANELS. ADDITIONAL METAL PLAQUE FOR WW2 ADDED TO THE 6 O'CLOCK FACE OF THE PLINTH. WHOLE STANDS ON A LOW GRASS MOUND WITH PAVED PATH LEADING TO IT

Inscription

6 O'CLOCK FACE: IN HONOUR/ AND/ EVERLASTING MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF/ DENHOLME/ WHO FELL IN THE/ GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ TO LIVE IN HEARTS WE LEAVE/ IS NOT TO DIE/ THIS TABLET WAS ADDED TO THE CENOTAPH IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF DENHOLME WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES) OTHER FACES: (NAMES)

Inscription legible?

Yes

Subject / Period

Second World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial: 0
Served and returned: Unknown
Died: 5
Exact count: no
Information shown: surname,forename
Order of information: forename,surname

Subject / Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 0
Served and returned: Unknown
Died: 56
Exact count: no
Information shown: surname,forename
Order of information: surname,forename

Component

Base
Condition: Good
Measurements: height 2550MM , width 1440MM
Materials: Granite
Listed?: No

Component

Figure
Condition: Good
Measurements: height 1850MM
Materials: Bronze
Listed?: No

Component

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

Ceremony

Unveiled
Date: 11th November 1922
Attended by: COL SUGDEN CMG DSO

Costs

Site: £700
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

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