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Memorial details

Memorial type
Allegory (eg: Victory)
District
Kirklees
Town
East Brierley
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MR LOUIS AMBLER FSA FRIBA, MESSRS B WATSON AND SONS, Farmer and Brindley
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 01st January 1921
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1621
Current location

South View Road
East Brierley
Kirklees
West Yorkshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 19869 29250
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
BASE SURMOUNTED BY PEDESTAL WITH A DORIC COLUMN ON EACH CORNER. WHOLE IS SURMOUNTED BY A FEMALE FIGURE OF VICTORY WITH WREATH. INSCRIPTION IN BLACK LETTERING ON THREE SIDES OF THE PEDESTAL. FIGURE HOLDS A WREATH IN ONE HAND AND A LAUREL BRANCH IN ANOTHER
Inscription
NORTH FACE: TO THE MEN OF HUNSWORTH WHO SERVED IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919 THESE GAVE THEIR LIVES/ (NAMES)/ "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN/ THAN THIS, THAT A MAN LAY/ DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIEND" EAST AND WEST FACE: THESE ALSO SERVED/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allenby, Arthur R
Allenby, Sidney R
Ambler, Abram
Ashworth, Douglas
Ashworth, G
Ball, W
Bastow, Norman
Bastow, Wilfred
Battye, S
Baxendale, Joseph
See details for all 171 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 179
    Served and returned: 150
    Died: 29
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,forename
    Order of information: rank,surname,forename
Components
  • Pedestal
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
  • WAR MEMORIAL
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
History
1991: NAMES RE-CUT. PHOTOS OF THEM BEING DONE IN THE FILE
Costs

Site: C £800

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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