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Memorial details

Memorial type
Serviceman / Servicewoman
District
Calderdale
Town
Elland
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MR FRANCIS W DOYLE JONES
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 16th September 1922
    Attended by: COL Sugden CMG DSO TD
  • Rededicated
    Date: 29th May 1954
    Attended by: COL SIR ALFRED MOWATT BART DSO CBE MC DL JP
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2130
Current location

2
Park entrance
Hullenedge Rd
Elland
Calderdale
West Yorkshire
HX5 0QY
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 10215 20916
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Helmeted soldier in greatcoat standing in contemplative pose resting on rifle which is held in front of him with the butt on the ground. Figure surmounts square granite pedestal and three stepped stone base. Inscription in incised lettering.
Inscription
ERECTED TO / THE GLORIOUS MEMORY / OF THE / MEN OF ELLAND / WHO GAVE / THEIR LIVES IN / THE GREAT WAR / 1914-1919 / THEIR NAME LIVETH / FOR EVERMORE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ackroyd, A
Akroyd, L
Aspinall, H
Balmforth, G
Barber, F
Barrett, J
Bastide, D
Bates, G H
Bell, W
Berry, H
See details for all 177 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 72
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 72
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 178
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 178
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Pedestal
    Measurements: depth 122mm, height 257mm, width 122mm
    Materials: Granite
  • Sculpture
    Measurements: height 1800mm
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
  • WAR MEMORIAL, THE PARK
  • 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
Costs

Site: £2000

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Calderdale MBC
Reference
  • 502

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