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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cenotaph
District
Leeds
Town
Aberford
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 26th March 1922
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
21256
Current location

Bunkers Hill
Great North Rd
Aberford
Leeds
West Yorkshire
LS25 3DE
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 43326 36179
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Cenotaph with names inscribed on slate tablet
Inscription
TO / THE MEMORY / OF / THE MEN OF ABERFORD / WHO FELL / IN THE GREAT WAR / 1914 - 1918 / (Names) AND OF THOSE WHO FELL / IN THE WORLD WAR /1939 - 1945 / (Names) / YOUR MEMORY HALLOWED / IN THE LAND YOU LOVED.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Acomb, George
Bishop, Alfred
Blakey, Morrison
Bulmer, Jack
Chapman, Henry
Clinton, Thomas
Cockrem, William
Davis, Joseph
Davison, John
Davison, Wilfred
See details for all 34 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 24
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 24
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 10
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Cenotaph
    Measurements: height 12FT 6IN
    Materials: Stone - Portland
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Slate
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Details: Colonel Gascoigne DSO
Responsibility
Leeds City Council

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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