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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Leeds
Town
Armley
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
SIR CHARLES A NICHOLSON (Designer)
MESSRS WILLIAM GOTT AND SON (Builder)
MR A R SIMPSON (Letter cutter / Engraver)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 24th September 1921
    Attended by: COL W L ALEXANDER
  • Dedicated
    Date: 24th September 1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
21815
Current location

ARMLEY PARK
Armley Park
Stanningley Rd
Armley
Leeds
West Yorkshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 26913 33809
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
HEXAGONAL BASE SURMOUNTED BY FOUR PILLARS SUPPORTING THE CROSS. NAMES IN THREE PANELS ON THE SIDE OF THE BASE
Inscription
TRUE LOVE BY LIFE, TRUE LOVE BY DEATH IS TRIED; LIVE THOU FOR ENGLAND, WE FOR ENGLAND DIED / (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Addis, A D
Addis, G
Addis, J H
Allen, G
Andrew, H
Anson, H
Armatage, W
Armitage, E G
Arnold, G
Ashby, S
See details for all 361 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 442
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 442
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: height 25FT 6IN
    Materials: Stone - Clipsham
Listing information
  • WAR MEMORIAL IN ARMLEY 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
History
Listed 11 Sep 1996 Grade II
Costs

Site: C £1000

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
LEEDS CITY COUNCIL

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