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Memorial details

Memorial type
Park / Sports field
District
Leeds
Town
Adel
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1922
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2081
Current location

Adel La
Adel
Leeds
West Yorkshire
LS16 8DQ
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 27268 40060
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Playing fields with dedicatory plaque mounted onto a boulder which was taken from the nearby Adel Moors.
Inscription
THESE PLAYING FIELDS ARE DEDICATED / TO ALL WHO SERVED IN / THE TWO GREAT WARS / 1914 - 1918 / 1939 - 1945 / AND TO THE MEMORY OF THOSE / WHO GAVE THIER LIVES
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • Stone of remembrance
    Measurements: depth 1400 mm, height 2130 mm, width 2450 mm
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Local Publication/Booklet Golden Jubilee Book of Adel War Memorial Association.

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