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Memorial details

Memorial type
Allegory (eg: Victory)
District
Leeds
Town
Wetherby
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Louis Frederick Roslyn RBS
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11/04/1922
    Attended by: Rev. E. Dunn, Rev. H. Scott, Rev. R Pulleine, Rev W. Fidoe , Rt Hon Earl of Harewood KC GCVO DSO TD
  • Dedicated
    Date: 22/04/1922
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries- Bishop of Knaresborough
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2096
Current location

The roadside on a road bridge over the river Wharfe.
Boston Rd
Wetherby
Leeds
West Yorkshire
LS22 6LT
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 40431 48035
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Winged victory holding wreath aloft in the left hand on a pedestal. There are small flanking lions mounted on the bridged wall of the pedestal. There are two bronze lions at the 3 and 9 O'clock faces of the plinth.
Inscription
IN HONOUR AND EVERLASTING MEMORY OF THE MEN OF WETHERBY WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 TO 1918 / THEY ALSO SERVED 1939 TO 1945 (Exact wording unknown)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 21
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 21
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, rank, regiment
    Order of information: Rank
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 71
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 71
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, rank, regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Pedestal
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Sculpture
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
  • WETHERBY BRIDGE (OVER RIVER WHARFE) WITH ATTACHED 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
Leeds City council
Reference
  • 1. 'Whatever the Wetherby' by G. G. Stead, Published by Write Stationers, Bank Street, Wetherby. 2. 'Wetherby: The History of a Yorkshire Market Town' by Robert Unwin, Published by Wetherby Historical Trust.

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