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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Leeds
Town
Headingley
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
SD Kitson (Architect)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11th December 1921
    Attended by: MR CHARLES FRANCIS TETLEY
  • Rededicated
    Date: 2 April 2017
    Attended by: Family members especially those of Sapper Rginald Wright
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
22050

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Current location

Junction of Otley and St Michael Roads
St Michael's Church
Otley Road
Headingley
Leeds
West Yorkshire
LS6 3AY
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 27991 36000
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A squared obelisk rising from a square plinth and shallow octagonal three-stepped base. On the front face is a bronze sword, with bronze plaques on each face of the plinth.
Inscription
North Face: TO THE MEMORY OF THE/ MEN OF HEADINGLEY WHO/ FELL IN THE WAR/ 1914/ (Names)/ 1915/ (Names)/ 1916/ (Names) East Face: (Names)/ 1917/ (Names) South Face: THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE/ (Names)/ 1918/ (Names) West Face: (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alcock, R A
Alexander, A
Allman, F
Atha, J
Baines, F O
Barrand, S
Bearuf, W J
Becker, J E
Bennett, F G
Benton, G C
See details for all 126 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 135
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 135
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, forename, year of death.
    Order of information: Year of death, surname.
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
  • 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
History
1993: Some refurbishment of the site planned according to a report. Work undertaken independently of Leeds Parks and Countryside Service.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Leeds City Council

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