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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
Leeds
Town
Meanwood
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MR A R POWYS (Architect)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 12th August 1922
    Attended by: LORD LIEUTENANT OF THE WEST RIDING OF YORKSHIRE
  • Dedicated
    Date: 12th August 1922
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
22164
Current location

Junction with Memorial Drive
Green Rd
Meanwood
Leeds
West Yorkshire
LS6 4JP
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 28516 37147
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Wooden shrine with Stone of Remembrance, Memorial Field and Drive. Oak gates at entrance to Drive with a tree for each of the Fallen and a Memorial Chapel in the Church. Dedicatory inscription on tablet set into front face of the Stone of Remembrance.
Inscription
TO / SAILORS AND SOLDIERS OF MEANWOOD / 1914 - 1918 / HERE FOR A MOMENT MEN AND WOMEN STAY / REMEMBER THESE AND THEN GO ON YOUR WAY / THEY GAVE FOR YOU THE GLORY OF THEIR DAY / YOUR DEAR - YOUR GREAT - YOUR DEAD
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Armitage, J H
Baker, C W
Barber, G F
Bateson, J
Chadwick, W
Clayton, W A
Cliff, H T
Cook, C
Corker, H
Dobson, J
See details for all 48 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 48
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 48
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 46
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 46
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Crucifix
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Gates
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Stone of remembrance
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Chapel
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Unknown
  • Tree
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Shrine
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
  • WAR MEMORIAL AT SOUTH END OF MEMORIAL DRIVE
  • 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private,public
Responsibility
Leeds City Council

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