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Memorial details

Memorial type
Allegory (eg: Victory)
District
Leeds
Town
Calverley
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Louis Frederick Roslyn RBS
Ceremony
  • Rededicated
    Date: 5t December 1948
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: 28 May 1922
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
  • Unveiled
    Date: 28 May 1922
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
21869
Current location

VICTORIA PARK
45 Carr Road
Calverley
Leeds
West Yorkshire
LS28 5PY
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 20440 36986
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
TWO-STEPPED BASE SURMOUNTED BY PLINTH AND FIGURE REPRESENTING PATRIOTISM. BRONZE PLAQUES ON THREE SIDES OF THE PLINTH WITH NAMES INSCRIBED IN WHITE LETTERING. BRONZE BADGE ABOVE EACH WW1 PLAQUE. DEDICATION IN BLACK LETTERING ON THE FOURTH SIDE OF THE PLINTH. WHOLE STANDS ON A RAISED AREA WITH FOUR STEPS LEADING UP TO IT ON THE 6 O'CLOCK SIDE. RAILINGS ARE AROUND THE EDGE AIR FORCE BADGE AND ROYAL ARMY MEDICAL CORPS BADGE ON THE 6 O'CLOCK FACE; NAVY BADGE ON THE 3 O'CLOCK FACE; ARMY BADGE ON THE 9 O'CLOCK FACE
Inscription
6 O'CLOCK FACE: IN MEMORY OF/ THE/ CALVERLEY MEN/ WHO FELL IN/ THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE 3 AND 9 O'CLOCK FACE: 1914 - 1918/ (Names) 12 O'CLOCK FACE: 1939 - 1945/ (Names)/ God proved them and found them worthy for himself
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allott, R
Atkins, A
Beach, A
Bennett, A
Binns, C W
Binns, M
Binns, T E
Blackburn, G
Brown, P E
Calverley, F
See details for all 51 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 51
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 51
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 25
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 25
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Portland
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
  • WAR MEMORIAL NEAR TO ENTRANCE VICTORIA 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
DATE UNKNOWN: ONE OF THE WW2 NAMES HAS BEEN REMOVED
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
LEEDS CITY COUNCIL
Reference

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